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'Kidney for sale': Iran has a legal market for the organs, but the system doesn't always work

The advertisements are scrawled in marker on brick walls and tree trunks, and affixed to telephone utility boxes, sidewalks and a road sign pointing the way to one of Iran's leading hospitals. "Kidney ... read more

ZTE exports ban may mean no Google apps, a death sentence for its smartphones

ZTE was caught violating US sanctions by illegally shipping telecommunications equipment to Iran and North Korea. The company then made things worse by "making false statements and obstructing justice ... read more

The NRA’s prescription to stop gun violence is absolutely right—but far from sufficient

The National Rifle Association says the US ... System is incomplete. NICS, as the database is called, relies on states to feed it with the records of people who are disqualified from buying a gun. The... read more

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The FIRST STEP Act sets up a dangerous future

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill The United States is the most incarcerated ... the movement for criminal justice reform and the leadership of people harm... read more


What Makes a Drug Crime a Federal Offense?

While most drug arrests are made by local police, anyone arrested for any drug offense can end up in the federal system because ... arrested in the United States for drug crimes in 1999; about 20 perc... read more

Essential California: A bail system fair to 'rich and poor alike'?

On Tuesday, he ushered in one of the most sweeping criminal justice reforms of his administration, signing a bill abolishing the state’s current money bail system, and replacing ... Whitney was floati... read more

Girls, Human Trafficking, And Modern Slavery In America

The protections, services, and protocols established for abused and neglected children within the child welfare system are rarely extended to trafficked girls. Instead, the girls are relegated to the ... read more

NY Can Learn From Other States In Bail Reform Push

"Getting rid of cash bail alone is not going to get us a better or more fair system," said Insha Rahman, program director with the advocacy and research organization Vera Institute of Justice. She poi... read more

Kenya: Deputy Chief Justice Mwilu to Face 5 Counts in Graft Case - Haji

"Most of us in the Office of Public Prosecutor are indeed officers ... commitment to fight corruption and uphold the rule of law, without which the criminal justice system will crumble. He warned that ... read more

Commentary: Shining light on our jails and justice system will reveal what change is needed

In order to understand how well our system ... bail rates and release terms based on the risk of re-offense and category of alleged crime. On the county level, the workings of the criminal justice sys... read more

The Most Gripping Photo Essays on Criminal Justice, on Vantage

For years, I’ve wanted to suss out which images are A) most useful to incarcerated people, and B) most reliable for people outside of the prison system. Do images of our prison and criminal justice sy... read more

The Case for Marijuana Reparations

“It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition ... But even if they don’t lead to prison, these arrests bring people into the criminal justice system. “A simple arre... read more



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