By Serena Rabie Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Executive Editor, Vol. 22 On August 18, the Justice Department (DOJ) made waves when it issued a memorandum announcing the end of its use of private prisons. The memorandum instructs officials to either decline to renew the contracts for private prison operators when they expire or substantially reduce the scope of […]

By Brittany Chiang, Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Asian American exonerees, like the formerly incarcerated, often lack resources, receiving little assistance from the government to facilitate reentry.  In the case of Asian Americans, this is partially due to their classification as a “model minority.”[1]  They encounter unique challenges because “the portrayal of Asian Americans as successful permits […]