Advocates and lawmakers say families need and deserve extra time.
Rights & Liberties
Our analysis finds that many states are not meeting their legal obligations to make information accessible.
In New York, the Mayor and N.Y.P.D. have repeatedly vowed to “create a bond” between cops and communities of color. The problem, according to high-level officials, is that they chose the wrong people for the right job.
After decades of discriminating against Black farmers and ignoring their complaints, the USDA is promising to do better. Again.
If Roe v. Wade is overturned, states could set abortion rules. Some already push the boundaries of patient privacy and shift civil rights to fetuses.
Most officers get training to respond
to injuries, but are often
not required to use it.
Dozens of protesters who took part in the uprisings after George Floyd’s murder have faced prolonged detention despite COVID-19 outbreaks.
Votebeat and Type Investigations analyzed the number of sites, hours, and votes for the nation’s 10 most populous counties.
How taxpayer money might end up supporting “facilities that compromise the safety of children.”
Shamar Betts has been detained since June for a provocative flyer he posted on Facebook amid protests over the killing of George Floyd.
The Department of Justice has left millions of voters who need language help without government protection.
How Jeff Sessions made it harder for judges to let immigrants stay in the US.
The president has packed the courts with judges friendly to the Christian Right — and they could roll back LGBTQ rights as we know them.
Immigrants detained at an ICE-contracted center in Georgia said they had invasive gynecology procedures that they later learned might have been unnecessary.
Our investigation of thousands of pages of internal-affairs documents raises questions about reform at the beleaguered department.
The coronavirus has made those in women’s prisons still more vulnerable.
The federal agency that’s supposed to protect union rights is instead championing the interests of bosses.
The Trump campaign’s 524-page response to a discovery demand turned up precisely zero instances of mail-in vote fraud.
How local sheriffs are driving Trump’s deportation agenda.
Though domestic violence is often cited as a reason to maintain the carceral status quo, advocates say there are more humane—and effective—alternatives.