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Martin A. Martinez, Youth Justice Policy Advocate for Texas Appleseed. The juvenile justice system in Texas is woefully understaffed and badly managed, and this is driving up suicide attempts among its underaged incarcerated population. Federal investigators were scrutinizing the state’s Juvenile Department last year, but lingering staffing shortages and failed reforms are taking a toll...
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“We Own This City,” written and created by David Simon, now streaming on HBO Max, represents an evolution of public sentiment toward law enforcement. Television, it seems, is finally depicting the abuse of power minority communities have experienced from police for decades. Things have certainly come a long way since fawning post-9/11 police dramas like...
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With the nation facing nearly 2  million migrants at the southern border, the Biden administration is working to process the biggest migrant surge in 20 years. The situation is making clear which officials have a trace of humanity and which ones don’t.  Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), for example, revealed his moral vacuum to reporters this month. During...
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Audiences sat home aghast at the September presidential debate between incumbent President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Not just because the president tried to steamroll his opponent and showed no respect for time limits or decorum or even because the president stood on a stage and refused to reject white nationalists before millions...
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With overcrowded units, dated prison facilities, obscure cleaning methods and a shortage of COVID-19 tests, there is no reason to assume the virus isn’t running unchecked through Mississippi’s prisons, say attorneys. For this reason, a host of organizations are calling on the state to finally update two of its biggest prisons to reflect post-COVID threats....
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