“The violent policing of Black motherhood: How and why cops target mothers of color”


SALON

“Here’s How Jeff Sessions Is Preparing To Pack U.S. Prisons With Bodies”


HUFFINGTON POST

The Attorney General’s allegiance to private prisons and disdain for immigrants make for a frightening mixture.

“Trump Ally Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Facing Federal Criminal Contempt Charges”


POLITICUS USA

“There is also probable cause to believe that many, if not all, of the statements were made to obstruct any inquiry into their further wrongdoing or negligence.”

“There is also probable cause to believe that many, if not all, of the statements were made to obstruct any inquiry into their further wrongdoing or negligence.”

“America’s criminal injustice system: A private eye sheds light on the gross indignities suffered by the poor”


SALON

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for al-Qaida and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. The Pentagon announced Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, that fifteen prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention center were released to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest transfer of detainees during the Obama administration. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

FILE – In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for al-Qaida and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. The Pentagon announced Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, that fifteen prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention center were released to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest transfer of detainees during the Obama administration. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

“Why a South Carolina man got bail after he shot, buried and ‘slow-cooked’ two people”


THE WASHINGTON POST

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“Delusional, prudish, selfish, violent: This is how Americans compare to the rest of the world”


SALON

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“Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Gets Justice and a Suspension”


POLITICUS USA

"Roy Moore is an embarrassment to the state of Alabama; we expect the Ethics Commission will permanently throw him out of office."

“Roy Moore is an embarrassment to the state of Alabama; we expect the Ethics Commission will permanently throw him out of office.”

“This Town Ran An Illegal Debtor’s Prison For Years. Now It Has To Pay Back The People It Jailed.”


THINK PROGRESSIVE

Colorado Springs will pay back destitute people it illegally jailed because they couldn’t pay court fines, the city announced Thursday.

The city will also discontinue its debtor’s prison policy, which violated both the U.S. Constitution and a 2014 state law in Colorado. The system usually targeted non-jailable offenses like jaywalking, violating park curfews, or drinking in public. MORE

“Obama takes Supreme Court fight to Republican senators’ home turf”


POLITICUS USA

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner in Washington, U.S., April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Correspondents Association’s annual dinner in Washington, U.S., April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

“New Report Details Devastating Effects Of Mass Incarceration On The U.S.”


HUFFINGTON POST

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Handcuffed Prisoner/GETTY