Tag: justice system
Christie Thompson: Stick’em in SolitaryAugust 2013
New York has promised help for mentally ill inmates, but still sticks many in solitary confinement.
Isaiah Thompson: Civil Forfeiture Laws Are Costing Innocent People Their HomesAugust 2013
Law enforcement authorities are moving to seize homes, cash and other property of people tangentially related to crimes under “civil forfeiture” laws that require minimal proof.
Katie Ryder: A Note to Zimmerman’s Facebook DefendersJuly 2013
The problem with the “but this is the law” response.
No Justice for AllJune 2013
Race and justice in America are inextricably linked.
Rob Spillman: Jury DutyJuly 2012
A month on a Grand Jury reveals what happens when guns are cheap and easy to come by.