Many students heading back to school are being greeted by more police and metal detectors, but few, if any, counselors — this is especially true for students of color.
The Justice Department has reopened the Emmett Till case at a time when we’re constantly reminded of how much racial injustice persists in the US.
When prosecutors prioritize winning convictions over advancing justice and ensuring fair trials, they risk convicting the innocent. Time and time again in Louisiana, innocent lives have been destroyed by wrongful convictions, while the prosecutors responsible have evaded accountability.
By voting “yes” on Amendment 2 in November, Louisianans can finally right the wrong done more than a century ago and prevent people like Travis Hayes from being convicted without being proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
After spending years as the prison capital of the world, a new report indicates that Louisiana has finally shed this shameful title thanks to the historic package of criminal justice reforms pass
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen spoke to thousands of law enforcers in New Orleans this week at the National Sheriffs’ Conference, congratulating themselves on Trump’s new “zero-tolerance” policy of separating families at the border