Post Tagged with: "criminal justice"

BOISVERT: Searching for Justice in Guantanamo Bay

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is a place where time stands still. In December 2017, I travelled to Guantanamo, the U.S. Naval base home to the United States’ most notorious detention center, as a nongovernmental organization observer through the Center on National Security and the Law. The purpose of the trip, organized[Read More…]

by February 7, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Criminal justice experts said reform is necessary in the U.S. prison labor system.

Criminal Justice Experts Advocate Prison Labor Reforms

The prison labor system must be reformed to combat prison recidivism and include basic minimum wage rights, said a panel of ex-offenders and criminal justice experts at an event Tuesday. Criminal justice reform advocate Sekwan Merritt and journalist Chandra Bozelko spoke to the benefits of their jobs in prison. They[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
OLSON: With Simpson’s Release, Reigniting Crucial Discussions

OLSON: With Simpson’s Release, Reigniting Crucial Discussions

Nine years after being convicted for armed robbery and kidnapping in 2007, O.J. Simpson was granted parole on July 20, effective as early as October. During his stint in prison, Simpson has reportedly been a model inmate: He is courteous to his guards, helps lead a Baptist ministry group and[Read More…]

by August 9, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

FLEMING-KLINK: Criminal Justice Reform, One Box at a Time

For those seeking to enact criminal justice reform and policies aimed at increasing the chances of employment for ex-offenders, referred to as returning citizens, there exist particular policies normally discussed as ‘banning-the-box’. Such policies require employers to remove the box on employment forms that applicants are asked to check if[Read More…]

by June 22, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
March2Justice Culminates in Rally on National Mall

March2Justice Culminates in Rally on National Mall

March2Justice, a 250-mile march that began in New York City on April 13 campaigning for criminal justice legislation reform in the United States, culminated in a rally on the National Mall Tuesday, April 21. Hundreds of marchers delivered a “Justice Package” to Congress containing three pieces of legislation to encourage[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top