House Approves Controversial Prison Reform Measure
But the FIRST STEP Act faces an uphill battle. Criminal justice reform advocates say any meaningful bill must include sentencing reform, and Republicans and Democrats in the Senate agree.
REPORT: The 3,100 Companies That Are Invested in Mass Criminalization
Urban Justice Center: “With this report we seek to convey the enormity of the prison industrial complex and shed light on its diverse corporate participants.”
Senate Committee Debates Bill That Would Reform Sentencing Guidelines
Attorney General Jeff Sessions attempted to dissuade the committee from advancing the bill, which was first introduced in October 2017.
Department of Justice Threatens Jurisdictions That Don't Cooperate With Immigration Officials
The agency warns that it will pull federal money unless sanctuary jurisdictions prove compliance with federal immigration laws.