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News April 12
Bernard Noble, whose case became a symbol of harsh drug laws, walks out of a Louisiana prison.
News March 8
In Kansas, even many minor drug offenders must appear on the state’s public registry. A new bill would change that.
News January 17
Here are nine ways the law-and-order president has smashed Obama’s legacy.
News November 27, 2017
It depends on where you live. (Californians, you’re in luck.)
News July 18, 2017
A new study examines the lingering impact of war-on-crime policies.
Commentary February 16, 2017
It’s the easiest drug to traffic in small batches, and it is very lucrative.
Analysis February 9, 2017
Or at least misleading, says this contrarian scholar. Here’s why it matters.
Life Inside April 21, 2016
Moral conflicts at every turn.
Life Inside April 14, 2016
Frequent urine tests, controversial scanners, and false positives.
Commentary April 11, 2016
Pause the debate for some inconvenient history.
Life Inside April 7, 2016
“At the end of my life, I’d like to know that I wasn’t responsible for Lewis Clay spending his final days in prison.”
Analysis July 15, 2015
A closer look at the president’s speech on criminal justice reform.
Q&A April 29, 2015
Freddie Gray, the drug war, and the decline of “real policing.”
News April 2, 2015
A closer look at a favorite (and unreliable) law-enforcement tool: drug field tests.
Commentary February 25, 2015
One conservative black activist’s campaign for community crime control.
Justice Lab January 21, 2015
… But just a tiny bit, and it took a long time.
Justice Lab January 15, 2015
A new book faults Ted Kennedy, Joe Biden and the NAACP for our prison state.