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The goals of the effort are trickling down, even if the money isn’t.
News November 15, 2016
More than $19 million spent on campaigns for top court seats in 27 states.
Crime on the Ballot November 9, 2016
From early release to bail reform, reform efforts gain some ground.
Crime on the Ballot November 9, 2016
Reform-minded candidates unseat incumbents in some races.
Crime on the Ballot November 9, 2016
Voters in three states approve measures to strengthen capital punishment.
Crime on the Ballot November 9, 2016
There’s a new sheriff in town.
Life Inside November 3, 2016
“Yo… this dude Trump is outta line!”
Crime on the Ballot November 1, 2016
Campaign ads in the age of criminal justice reform.
Case in Point October 24, 2016
Ex-prisoners challenge a law that lets local bureaucrats judge “moral turpitude.”
Crime on the Ballot October 23, 2016
California Prop 62 would repeal the death penalty. A lifer says it doesn’t go far enough.
Life Inside October 20, 2016
“Being able to vote — that’s rare for people like me.”
Crime on the Ballot October 19, 2016
Nebraska, Oklahoma, and California will test the prospects of abolition.
Crime on the Ballot October 18, 2016
A battle in Tampa reflects a shift across the country.
Analysis October 17, 2016
How various states punish the act.
Crime on the Ballot October 17, 2016
Four important ballot measures you probably haven’t heard of.
Crime on the Ballot October 16, 2016
The city’s unrest emerges as a wedge issue in the governor’s race.
Analysis July 19, 2016
Does America need to be made safe again? We fact-checked a handful of last night’s claims.
Analysis July 18, 2016
The Republicans nod to reforms, then take a sharp right turn.
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.
Feature January 14, 2016
Their sixth debate is in Charleston, a city still recovering from last year’s church killings.
Analysis October 14, 2015
A fact check of the Democratic debate.
News October 1, 2015
Sidestepping the issue since his days as mayor of Burlington.
Commentary September 15, 2015
Can the GOP interest in criminal justice reform survive Donald Trump?
News January 23, 2015
Is clemency still the third rail? We may find out.