Category: Law, Crime, & Justice

Barbara Koeppel: Sex Crimes and Criminal Justice

Formerly incarcerated sex offenders say civil commitment programs deny proper rehabilitation

Mariame Kaba: A Jailbreak of the Imagination

Seeing Prisons for What They Are and Demanding Transformation

Nicole Ramos: Trump Admin Attacks Legal Asylum Process

A standoff continues on the U.S.-Mexico border, where scores of asylum seekers are attempting to cross into the United States after taking part in a month-long caravan

Peter Bibring: Excessive Force Law

‘We Need to Change the Rules for When Police Can Shoot’

Susan Roberts: Uses for the Poor

What is most notable about this new ‘warehousing’ of the poor is just how reminiscent of early capitalism it is

Taru Taylor: The Subversion of the Fourth Amendment

From “Probable Cause” to “Reasonable Suspicion”

Heather Ann Thompson: Shining Light on Inhumane Conditions in Prisons

The number killed across the state’s prisons has quadrupled from 2015 to 2017

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Immanuel Wallerstein: Lula Arrested: How Successful a Coup?

Brazil merits our collective close attention and our active solidary participation

Billy Corriher: Trump erasing racial diversity from South’s federal courts

The 5th Circuit is already the most conservative circuit court in the country, and Trump is pushing it further to the right

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Condemned by the courts, absolved by history

The Lula da Silva case blatantly shows that something is rotten in the Brazilian judicial system

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