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Do Indigent and Incarcerated Women Have a Real Right to Reproductive Justice?

By Hira Baig Associate Editor, Volume 23 Reproductive justice is not just concerned with women having access to the healthcare they need, it is also concerned with the disparate impact caused by restrictions on reproductive healthcare. Historically, the more restrictions … Continue reading

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DOJ Private Prisons Memo is a Good Start

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 … Continue reading

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COMMENT Few But Not Forgotten: Asian Americans Reentering Society After Being Wrongfully Convicted

Comment 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 … Continue reading

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In the News: Life Without Parole

The American Civil Liberties Union just released an “extensive and astonishing report” describing the increasing frequency with which American judges are sentencing nonviolent offenders to life in prison without the possibility of parole. You can visit the ACLU’s interactive site … Continue reading

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