Criminal Justice

Injustice & Inequity in the Justice System

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We all lose when we lock people away. Incarceration denies the opportunities for rehabilitation and healing that are necessary for a person to fulfill his or her potential. This is a loss not only to the individual and his or her family but to society as a whole.


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Background Rooting Out White Supremacy in our Nation 

What transpired in Charlottesville, VA unnerves and grieves us. It is a manifestation of fear and hatred that is contrary to the world we seek - a society with justice and equity for all.

Update One Step Forward and Another Step Back on Criminal Justice 

This month, our efforts on criminal justice reform have seen some positive developments in new legislation... and one particularly bad bill.

Urge Congress to Reject the Back the Blue Act  

We are deeply troubled by congressional support and momentum for the Back the Blue Act.

Update DOJ to Funnel More Than $1 billion into Mass Incarceration 

The President’s proposed budget recycles the same failed policies that have devastated communities. The Attorney General recently requested that federal prosecutors charge the highest provable offenses.

Statement Attorney General Sessions Escalates War on Drugs 

Mr. Sessions is directing federal prosecutors to impose overly harsh mandatory minimum sentences on drug crimes further devastating communities that need help.

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