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Feature July 29
But you probably wouldn’t know it, because sheriffs rule them with little accountability. After one man's death in a notorious lockup, residents of a Missouri town fought back.
Commentary November 13, 2018
Midterms show wide support across party lines for changing the system.
Commentary November 7, 2018
With the passage of Amendment 4, more than a million people intimately affected by the criminal justice system have become more empowered to shape it.
Analysis November 1, 2018
Our roundup: drugs, policing, juries, even slavery.
News August 1, 2018
Do states have an obligation to educate formerly incarcerated people about their new rights?
Candidates backed by Soros, others are still pressing ahead in other parts of the country.
News May 1, 2018
The goals of the effort are trickling down, even if the money isn’t.
News April 4, 2018
Wisconsin shows off the new normal in judicial elections: political, expensive and often about something else.
News December 13, 2017
The Alabama Democrat represents the flip-side of his predecessor.