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Feature September 24
How the United States created the largest immigrant detention system in the world.
News August 14
A hiring freeze by the Trump administration shrank the federal prison workforce at twice the rate of the declining prison population.
Quiz December 16, 2018
Test your memory on some of the year’s top criminal justice stories.
Commentary November 19, 2018
Former attorney general’s directives make it easy to render federal action against abusive police departments ineffective.
Analysis November 7, 2018
Assessing the ousted attorney general's legacy on President Trump's favorite issue.
News October 25, 2018
The president wants to send more prisoners to halfway houses. The Justice Department is doing exactly the opposite.
News September 14, 2018
And it’s sapping energy from other law enforcement missions
Analysis June 12
It took 20 years for courts to say no. It took Jeff Sessions no time to say yes.
Analysis May 20, 2018
Despite Jeff Sessions’ new zero-tolerance mandate along the border, the Justice Department has prioritized immigration offenses for years.
News April 17, 2018
Angry at Chicago, he cuts off police aid for all.