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January 17, 2020
People on Probation and Parole Are Being Denied Perfectly Legal Medical Weed
Despite statewide legalization, some counties ban probationers and parolees from using medical marijuana. So the chronically ill turn to less effective and more addictive prescription drugs.
February 26, 2018
👀 👀 👀 the Prosecutors
Court Watch NYC is the latest local group monitoring the criminal justice system as it happens.
May 20, 2015
How many years make a life sentence for a teenager?
March 4, 2015
How to Cut the Prison Population by 50 Percent
No, freeing potheads and shoplifters is not enough.
February 24, 2015
A Most Unsurprising Riot
Life inside the infamous Willacy immigration prison.
February 20, 2015
Where Right Meets Left
The odd-couple alliance on justice reform is not as odd as it seems.
February 2, 2015
An accused terrorist goes on trial. Manhattan yawns.
January 26, 2015
In Your Face
Does tear gas belong in schools? Do police?
January 14, 2015
NYC Declares an End to Solitary for Inmates Under 21
Now comes the hard part.
December 23, 2014
Shifting Away from Solitary
More states have passed solitary confinement reforms this year than in the past 16 years.