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Police Report: Track Palin Punched Girlfriend in the Face and Threatened Suicide

Track Palin—the 26-year-old son of Sarah Palin, who today endorsed Donald Trump for president—was arrested last night, and court documents obtained …

Crime

New York’s criminal justice system is still failing sex workers

Former Brooklyn prosecutor Lauren Hersh is demanding that New Yorkers “eliminate the demand for prostitution by going after buyers.” Hersh argues …

Department of Justice sues city of Ferguson to force criminal justice reforms

The Department of Justice sued Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday to force an overhaul of the beleaguered city’s criminal justice system.<p>Ferguson mired in sweeping racial discrimination, federal report finds<p>Read more<p>US attorney general Loretta Lynch moved swiftly to file a civil rights lawsuit …

Justice

Why Proponents Are Struggling to Salvage Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform

Republicans in the Senate are divided over how to overhaul the nation’s criminal justice system, posing a potential setback to lawmakers who hoped to …

Criminal Sentencing

State Senator Rodney Ellis Visits Waller County, Asks Texas Lawmakers To Enact Criminal Justice Reforms

“There’s still problems in the criminal justice system, and I’m here to make a couple of simple points and tell you that help is on the way,” said …

Women of Color