‘We Never Even Saw the Sunlight:’ How DHS Uses Deportations to Undermine Sentencing Reform
Whether we’re talking sentencing or police impunity, criminal justice reform will require an accounting for the decades-long conflation between immigration and criminal law. Will that conversation happen or not?
(Not Quite) Ready for Hillary
Last week, my relatively progressive news feeds and media sources were (and continue to be) filled with unchecked exclamation over Hillary Clinton’s news. Though it goes without saying that I share in the understated joy of other women breaking glass ceilings, I am not ready to cheer. The rush to rejoice over Hillary Clinton’s position […]
To Bring Our Brothers Home: Yes on 47
Abuse at the hands of law enforcement has been making headlines as of late. From Oakland to Ferguson to Iguala, communities _domestically and abroad— have been coming together to scream “¡ya basta!” to police brutality. But there is another kind of abuse at the hands of law enforcement that rarely occupies the public discourse but […]