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Former Illinois Rep. Abner Mikva receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama in November 2014.
Looking Back July 8, 2016
On criminal justice, Abner Mikva was about 20 years early.
Commentary April 11, 2016
Pause the debate for some inconvenient history.
Feature January 15, 2016
A look at Clinton, Sanders and O’Malley in their fourth debate.
Commentary October 7, 2015
Black leaders also embraced it.
News July 30, 2015
But will politics eventually trump cost and data?
First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton makes a point during an address before the Ninth Annual Women in Policing Conference in New York, Aug. 11, 1994.  She was cheered  by policewomen after telling them, "I applaud all of you for the choices you have made."  From left are New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Police Chief John Timoney.  (AP Photo/Ed Bailey)
News May 7, 2015
She was for reform before she was against it before she was for it.
Justice Lab January 15, 2015
A new book faults Ted Kennedy, Joe Biden and the NAACP for our prison state.
Q&A December 1, 2014
A couple of Harvard guys aim to find out.