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Policymakers Must Lift the Veil on COVID-19 in Jails and Prisons
COVID-19 is raging through U.S. jails and prisons—places disproportionately…
Sep 02, 2020
Avoiding Deportation with the Help of Publicly Funded Counsel
Ramon* was confused when he saw two strangers waiting for him in the visitation…
Aug 27, 2020
Beyond the Statistics and into the Hearts of Incarcerated Students
Despite the chaos going on in the world around COVID-19 and the fact that I…
Aug 25, 2020
A View from the Inside
In Maine, reports say that the state prison population has been cut by more…
Aug 10, 2020
What’s in a Name? A Small Step Prosecutors Can Take to Build a More Humane System
Prosecutors are supposed to dehumanize people charged with crimes. That’s what…
Jul 24, 2020
A New Vision for Justice in New Orleans
In the face of adversity, the COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated one positive…
Jul 20, 2020
DACA Was Never the End Goal: Liberation Is
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on DACA—the Deferred Action for…
Jul 15, 2020

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Postsecondary Education in Prison is a Racial Equity Strategy
The recent protests against police violence have led to calls to divest from…
Jul 14, 2020
Federal Immigration Enforcement Agencies Are a Threat to Our Civil Liberties
This piece was written before recent confrontations between U.S. Department of…
Jul 13, 2020
Without an attorney, I might still be confined in a detention facility with COVID-19
People trapped in the United States’ massive immigration detention system have…
Jul 09, 2020
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