Two years after passage of Louisiana’s bipartisan justice reinvestment package, these smart, sensible reforms are already working to make our communities stronger and safer.
These destructive acts of violence harken back to some of the darkest chapters of the Jim Crow era. They are also a reminder of the rising threat of racial violence and intimidation that black communities face to this day.
The ACLU's Smart Justice Campaign released a 50-state blueprint for how to achieve two goals: cutting our prison population by 50 percent while also reducing its racial disparities.
Judge Milazzo’s ruling sends a strong message that no prosecutor is above the law.
New Orleans has no interest, compelling or otherwise, in keeping the location of these cameras secret. We paid for these cameras with our tax dollars – and we have a right to know when we’re being watched by the government.
Last year, the LHSAA stepped up enforcement of a rule requiring students to provide their Social Security numbers in order to participate in school sports. Last week, the LHSAA agreed to repeal this unconstitutional policy thanks to a grassroots campaign organized by our allies at Nuestra Voz.