Police chiefs describe a profound link between the racial contexts of gun violence and disparate modes of police response.

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Criminal expungement is legal in Minnesota. Here’s how to make it actually work.

Vulnerable families need financial security, not damaging separation.

Feminists’ reliance on criminal law in the pursuit of gender justice has produced neither gender equality nor justice.

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could be uniquely devastating for women in prison, as well as their children and families.

The pandemic has laid bare the many risks of carceral responses to domestic abuse. We can no longer blindly accept that arrest is best.