The United States' approach to reducing crime should focus on being smart on crime rather than tough on crime.
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While the Trump administration slashes support for criminal justice reform, Congress can push the country toward smart criminal justice policies through appropriations.
Michele and Igor talk with Vanita Gupta, current president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, about the Department of Justice's recent announcements under the Trump administration.
Reforms are needed to ensure that people with criminal records have equitable access to the labor market and economic security.
The Trump administration must help states take advantage of the federal government’s limited, unique resources to emphasize crime prevention, instead of just promoting and enabling the ramp-up of arrests and incarcerations.
The Trump administration’s approach to the drug epidemic will hurt American families and cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
The Department of Homeland Security’s supervision and monitoring programs are often an extension of a punitive immigration system that puts corporate profits over migrants’ lives.
The choice between being soft or tough on crime is a relic of the past. The question now is whether you are smart on crime.
The Trump administration defines so-called sanctuary jurisdictions as those violating 8 U.S.C. 1373 but has not identified a single jurisdiction in violation of this statute.
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Paid apprenticeships could help ease returning citizens’ labor market re-entry and benefit them, their families, and society.
President Trump and those who serve in his administration make policy that benefits themselves and special interest elites like them at the expense of ordinary Americans who placed their faith in him.
Trump’s actions during his first 100 days in office have time and again benefitted corporations and the wealthy at the expense of ordinary Americans.
The Justice Department is signaling a retreat on policing reform by scrutinizing all of its law enforcement accountability programs.
Collaboration between law enforcement and immigration enforcement undermines public safety by making police departments deportation forces rather than protectors of people facing extreme risk of violence.