Tag Archives: criminal injustice

Senator Elizabeth Warren delivers a rousing speech in Boston

By Thomas Topping Associate Editor, Vol. 21 On Sunday, September 27, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered a speech at the Edward Kennedy Institute in Boston. The speech has been hailed by many observers as bold, splashy, and stirring. In her … Continue reading

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Announcing the Vol. 21 Symposium: INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN POOR

We are thrilled to announce a very special MJR&L Symposium, coming in 2016: Innocent Until Proven Poor: Fighting the Criminalization of Poverty. The Volume 21 Executive Editorial Board is hard at work behind the scenes to bring you a rich, … Continue reading

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African-American Teen Imprisoned at Rikers Island for Three Years After Being Falsely Accused of Stealing a Backpack

By Whitney Robinson, Associate Editor Vol. 20 In May of 2010, 16 year-old Kalief Browder was walking home from a party in the Bronx with a friend.  Suddenly, Browder and his friend were being stopped by police officers operating on … Continue reading

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