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Yolanda Martinez is a graphics producer. She was previously a digital producer at Pew Research Center, working for the Hispanic and Social Trends research teams. She was a homepage intern at the Los Angeles Times and also spent two lovely weeks in Tucson, Arizona taking part in the New York Times Student Journalism Institute. She earned a master's degree in multimedia journalism from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
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News September 14
And it’s sapping energy from other law enforcement missions
Feature September 13
Seven states won’t give victim aid to people with criminal histories. The policies fall hardest on black families.
Justice Lab July 31
How a ‘90s panic spawned an anti-crime measure that doesn’t make you safer.
News July 25
But the accusations are still rarely found to be true.
News July 10
A movement to let the formerly incarcerated cut hair and drive taxis is gaining ground.
Analysis May 20
Despite Jeff Sessions’ new zero-tolerance mandate along the border, the Justice Department has prioritized immigration offenses for years.
News March 28
Even after the high-profile death of Kalief Browder, jails in the rest of the state routinely isolate juveniles.
Feature February 15
Tennessee locks ailing, mentally ill, pregnant and juvenile prisoners in isolation to help jails save money.
Case in Point February 13
New York prosecutors object to new DNA testing that might answer questions left unanswered at a murder trial.
News January 7
A California county will issue refunds to parents wrongly billed for their kids’ incarceration.