A handful of cities and states are funding pro-bono legal counsel for deportation proceedings—and making a political statement about the Trump administration in the process.
New legislation in Pennsylvania would change the now-costly and time-consuming process—and mitigate the employment obstacles people face when they cannot shake their old convictions.
A widely admired county-prison system might be in peril after the leader who reformed it retires.
The city is in the midst of undoing decades of damage caused by its justice system.
Researchers often struggle with language barriers and low response rates among these voters.
Massachusetts is on the verge of removing a roadblock for thousands of former inmates who had their licenses automatically suspended after being released.
Tough-talking Gov. Andrew Cuomo has found a way to use funds recouped from hefty fines to make significant changes welcomed by most.
One woman's release exemplifies how New York State is softening its clemency practices, and may lead a national trend in the process.