Americans’ civil liberties are in danger if Congress does not ensure that ordinary people can hold state and federal officials accountable for wrongdoing.
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Assessing the State of Police Reform
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A Call for Effective Emergency Management in Correctional Facilities During COVID-19
The Biden administration can create a foundation for criminal justice reform efforts through additional executive actions.
The Biden administration can immediately act to begin renewing the federal government’s work to reform civil and criminal justice systems.
Progressive criminal justice policies fared well at the ballot box, with voters across the country approving critical reforms.
Policymakers may have concerns that comprehensive police reform would increase violent crime, but evidence from 10 jurisdictions runs counter to such a relationship.
State and local elected officials are the key to ensuring that significant reforms are made to the criminal justice system.
Establishing a new branch of civilian first responders can help cities reduce overreliance on the police.
By establishing civilian Offices of Neighborhood Safety, local governments can strengthen community safety and reduce overreliance on police.
As Americans start to rethink the role of policing, city leaders can lay the foundation for a community-driven approach to public safety.
As the movements to end mass incarceration and police violence gain momentum, the U.S. government must overhaul its approach to funding criminal justice reform and public safety.
In Pennsylvania, the good moral character rule blocks thousands of people in prison from getting state financial aid for college, and now is the time to eliminate it.
The next attorney general has a daunting task to rebuild the U.S. Department of Justice; this report contains recommendations from former DOJ officials who served in multiple administrations on how to start that important work.
Postsecondary institutions must take immediate action to help address the issue of police brutality.
This resource guide serves as an update to "News You Can Use: Research Roundup for Re-Entry Advocates," providing new information and links to additional criminal justice reform resources.
State and federal governments have been making huge strides in advancing automatic record-clearance measures, which are needed now more than ever as a global health crisis launches the United States into its second recession in just more than a decade.