The Justice Department is not evaluating the performance of pretrial diversion programs, residential re-entry centers, and home confinement, according to congressional testimony from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Under President Barack Obama administration, the Justice Department sought to reduce booming federal prison populations by providing alternatives to incarceration for people
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The inspector general for the Homeland Security Department conducted unannounced inspections of six immigrant detention facilities overseen by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It uncovered glaring examples of detainee abuse and mistreatment at four of the facilities. Inspections were conducted in response to complaints from immigrant rights groups, as well
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Shadowproof's podcasts provide another medium through which we can elevate voices from marginalized communities and dissenting perspectives that deserve more attention.
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Shadowproof is seeking pitches from freelance writers for publication on our website in January.
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Former Young Turks reporter Jordan Chariton sued Huffington Post for defamation over an article with sexual allegations against him that was later taken down.
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Professor Alex S. Vitale discusses his book, "The End Of Policing," which provides a historical analysis of law enforcement and police reform, and argues for alternatives.
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President Donald Trump’s fervent Islamophobia, which will likely surge again now that the Supreme Court has blessed the travel ban, is viewed as a kind of unique hostility towards Muslims. Jennifer Williams, Vox’s deputy foreign and national security editor, and a Muslim herself, published a widely shared piece which argued,
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Jeff Asher, a New Orleans-based crime analyst who contributes to FiveThirtyEight, has not disclosed his employment with local police.
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Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss President Donald Trump and his administration’s plans to move the United States Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. They also comment on the tax bill and react to Senator Al Franken’s resignation over sexual harassment allegations. Khalek, who is involved in a new
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ACLU filed federal lawsuit challenging Arizona law that requires contractors to certify they won't use their business to boycott Israel.
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