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Monday, November 20th, 2017 @ 9:35AM

Smart Decarceration Moves Forward

Efforts to reform our nation’s broken criminal justice system at the federal level have stalled in the current dysfunctional environment, but they are not quite dead. Republican Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa, chair of the Judiciary Committee, joined with Democratic Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois to reintroduce a bill they…

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Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 @ 11:19AM

CRISP, McSilver Institute Host Congressional Briefing

The Congressional Research Institute for Research and Poverty (CRISP) is partnering with the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research to host a congressional briefing on Disrupting the Cradle-to-Prison Pipeline: Juvenile Justice, Race, and Poverty that will focus on Senate bill S. 1169—The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act…

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Monday, April 13th, 2015 @ 8:06AM

Justice League NYC Begins March2Justice Hike to DC

About a hundred stalwart citizens will begin their march to justice today with a planned arrival in Washington, DC on Monday, April 22nd and a full day of activities in the nation’s capital on Tuesday, April 23rd.  The march is sponsored by The Justice League NYC which describes itself as…

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Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 @ 1:37PM

Kids Cannot Be Beaten into Submission

Even in our supposedly enlightened society in the 21st century, there are still people who believe the best way to get teenagers to behave appropriately is to administer harsh punishment which allows for  beating on them when necessary.   This subject garnered great attention following reports of how Adrian Peterson, a…

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