The Long, Slow Push to Prison Sentencing Reform

The long, slow push to prison sentencing reform
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… rates in many urban areas down and the national prison population bursting at the seams, President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder are continuing to modify sentencing laws and reduce jail time for thousands of federal prisoners serving drug … Read more on MSNBC


How The Supreme Court Could Give Police Easier Access To Everything In Your
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And with conviction rates as low as 16 percent for some crimes, police have the potential to gather vast swaths of data from mere suspects never convicted of a crime, no matter how minor the offense. Some courts have … In the federal case, an officer … Read more on ThinkProgress