He needs to change the context. He can do that by appointing a surgeon general.
A local policing agenda that comes from Capitol Hill will be wholly political.
Threads of Freedom locates victims, gives them healthcare, places to live, and finds jobs for them at partner companies.
"Affirmative consent" embeds a double standard.
Opening facilities for the sake of jobs is unsustainable fiscal and criminal justice policy.
Congress acted collectively to militarize the police.
The GOP's new generation is working with Democrats to enact federal sentencing and prison reform.
Mike Bloomberg is trying to force political candidates to openly face the gun control issue.
Is the Obama administration sincere about easing draconian drug sentences?
Reading about former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik's reflection on his experiences in federal prison — "the system doesn't work" — reminded me of a revealing episode during the Nixon White House years.