Texas State Representative Introduces Legislation To Honor 95 Victims Of Convict Leasing Discovered Buried At School Construction Site
Texas Rep. Ron Reynolds has also proposed paying $95 million in reparations to the descendants of the 95 victims of convict leasing who were believed to be victims of convict leasing.
Paul Manafort's extremely light sentence in his fraud case, which had a sentencing recommendation of 19-24 years, drew widespread criticism.
A new study by The Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice shows that in a broken system, Black and Latino youth are the biggest victims.
As a formerly incarcerated woman, Topeka K. Sam is confronting a system that disenfranchised her and millions of others.
State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby joins with prosecutors nationwide who have opted out of prosecuting low-level marijuana cases and vacating old marijuana convictions.
Kamala Harris gave a passionate defense of her criminal justice record during a CNN town hall in Des Moines, Iowa.
Kalief Browder became a victim of the criminal justice system at 16. Nearly four years after his death, his family has reached a settlement.
The NBC Nightly News anchor is using his platform to shed a light on the lives affected by a flawed criminal justice system.
Black girls and women are more likely than any other group of people in America to become victims of sexual violence, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Another crushing […]
Cory Booker came prepared to press attorney general nominee William Barr on his views on mass incarceration and racism in the criminal justice system.
Cyntoia Brown is hoping for clemency, but the Tennessee Supreme Court doesn't think she should be eligible for parole for at least for another 51 years.
Justly Johnson and Kendrick Scott are now free men after spending 20 years of their lives in prison for a murder they didn't commit.