Who Is a ‘Criminal’?
Chicago Police Routinely Trampled on Civil Rights, Justice Dept. Says
Young black men again faced highest rate of US police killings in 2016 The Counted project points to continuing racial disparities, with black males aged 15-34 nine times more likely than other Americans to be killed
Unequal Sentences for Blacks and Whites
Killings by US police logged at twice the previous rate under new federal program US government pilot program, which draws on information collected by the Guardian, publishes first data gathered under new ‘hybrid’ counting system
The Scourge of Racial Bias in New York State’s Prisons: A New York Times investigation draws on nearly 60,000 disciplinary cases from state prisons and interviews with inmates to explore the system’s inequities and the ripple effect they can have.
For Women, a Cheaper, Better Alternative to Prison