Prisons

Nika Knight, staff writer
A new petition released Tuesday calls on Democratic Party leadership to make ending mass incarceration a core part of the party platform. "So far, both [parties] have fallen short," reads the petition created by non-partisan public policy institute the Brennan Center for Justice. "Even Democratic Party platforms haven't merely been silent; they...
Nika Knight, staff writer
When President Obama in January announced plans to limit federal prisons' use...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Riled by protesters who repeatedly interrupted a speech on behalf of wife and...