Criminal Justice System

The New York City-based criminal justice reform nonprofit Avenues for Justice has received a grant from the NBA Foundation.

Architect and activist Deanna Van Buren is merging her passions for design and social justice to reimagine a world without prisons.

While the trial may have turned out favorably, the entire process doesn't reflect well on the criminal justice system. For starters, the case would not have even been handled by the Cobb County prosecutorial team if people just sat back and let the process run its course. Three prosecutors handled the case before it was assigned to the Cobb County team.  

It’s great you can rattle off the definition of privilege, yet when Black organizations ask you to stand with them, you find an excuse. You have more work to do.

Rejecting the idea that Rittenhouse feared for his life or had to act in self-defense, the prosecution walked through the various reckless decisions taken by the young gunman.  

Two Black New York litigators were among President Joe Biden’s U.S. Attorney nominees.

Eighty-five percent of Trump's Senate-confirmed U.S attorneys are white men according to a study published by The Associated Press.

The lawyer of YNW Melly requests his release.

The movie will detail her life after being a victim of sex trafficking and being convicted of murder at 16.

Jay-Z and Meek Mill donated 130,000 surgical masks to prisons to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 among inmates and correctional officers.

Meek Mill and Reform Alliance leaders treated children whose lives have been impacted by incarceration to a shopping spree.

A "Notice of Appeal" filed could change the course of her sentencing.