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Prison Reform

  1. prison reform
    Jay-Z and Meek Mill Launch Prison Reform Alliance, Pledge $50 Million“This started out as a buddy movie and it’s now become the Avengers,” CEO Van Jones said.
  2. criminal justice reform
    Will Mitch McConnell Stand Tall for the Lock-Em-All-Up Racists of His Party?Trump could probably get his son-in-law’s prison-/sentencing-reform compromise through the Senate with a call to McConnell — but he may not even try.
  3. criminal justice reform
    Trump Finally Supports Kushner’s Compromise Criminal-Justice Reform BillIt’s not a done deal just yet, but Jared Kushner did get his father-in-law across the line after more than two years of delays.
  4. kim kardashian
    Kim Kardashian West Is Back at the White HouseShe’s working to free another prisoner sentenced to life without parole.
  5. Trump Overrules Kushner, Puts Hold on Criminal-Justice Reform BillIn the end, Trump listened to crime demagogues like Tom Cotton instead of Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley — or his own son-in-law.
  6. criminal justice reform
    The Improbable Story of How the National Prisoner Strike Came TogetherHow did inmates in 17 states manage to coordinate a nationwide protest when they can’t communicate freely? With help from an anarchist labor union.
  7. criminal justice reform
    Criminal-Justice-Reform Deal Facing Opposition From Left and RightTrump’s support is crucial to a deal that would add sentencing reforms to a House-passed prison-reform bill. But Cotton and Booker aren’t on board.
  8. politics
    Can Jared Kushner Talk Trump Into a Sentencing Reform Push?The prospects for a bipartisan sentencing reform bill are looking up now that the president seems supportive and Sessions has been sidelined.
  9. celebrity politics
    Why Is Kim Kardashian West Going to the White House Today?She’ll reportedly be meeting with President Trump and Jared Kushner about prison reform.
  10. Can Kushner’s Patchy Prison-Reform Bill Survive the Senate?A House-passed bill backed by the Trump administration at the behest of Jared Kushner could succumb to bipartisan crossfire in the Senate.
  11. Jared Kushner’s Prison-Reform Push Gains Steam in the HouseLawmakers have reached consensus on a bipartisan bill that would increase funding for prison education (which Trump previously cut).
  12. prison reform
    What If Prosecutors Wanted to Keep People Out of Prison?George Soros’s semi-secret plan to get progressive district attorneys elected all over the country.
  13. Jared Kushner Is Turning His Focus to Prison ReformYou know, just in case.
  14. prison reform
    Why Female Prisoners in Wyoming Can End Up Serving Longer Terms Than MenAnd the legal battle to change that.
  15. early and often
    During Prison Tour, Obama Says He Could Have Wound Up ThereHe’s the first sitting president to visit a federal prison.
  16. investigations
    Inside Rikers Island, Through the Eyes of the People Who Live and Work ThereJail has a smell. Worse than a sewer. People on the outside could never understand.
  17. Obama Doubles Number of Commutations He’s Given in One Day The White House commutes 22 drug sentences.
  18. jesus christie
    Chris Christie Says GOP Should Be ‘Pro-life After They Get Out of the Womb Too’While speaking about criminal justice reform.