This Philadelphia Judge Has a Plan to Help, Not Hurt, Prisoners

Our country is in dire need of criminal justice reform. Crucial failings in our prison system have led to continuation of a broken infrastructure that turns former convicts back to a life of crime. Recidivism rates in the United States are astronomical: 77 percent of...

Policy Watch: Veterans in Need

We’re back once more for another edition of policy watch: Capitol Hill has been slow lately, with recent demand over an immigration bill fizzling out as all measures to pass legislation failed in the Senate. As updates from our previous installment, The ‘Protecting...

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to DC: California Democrats Shake Things Up

“Turning and turning in the widening gyre     The falcon cannot hear the falconer;     Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;” William Butler Yeats, The Second Coming Last year, following several years of struggle, Garry Shay, Lead Chair of the Rules Committee,...

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