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immigration racket

The Deportation Racket
Micah Hauser: Since deportation is a civil procedure and not a matter of criminal law, immigrants facing removal from the country have no right to legal counsel.
prison populations

5 States Prove That ‘Substantial’ Cuts in Prison Populations Are No Pipe Dream

Although inmate populations have begun to decline, the study cited a recent analysis showing that at the current average nationwide rate of change from 2009 to 2016, it would take 75 years to reduce the country’s prison population by half

CoreCivic’s Brutal Past 

Shane Bauer: More than two-thirds of all immigration detainees are held by private prison companies such as CoreCivic and the GEO Group, and 9 of the 10 largest immigrant detention centers in the United States are privately operated.
bail bond empiree

California Bail Bond Empire Strikes Back

Los Angeles Times Editorial Board: The elimination of money bail is a landmark development that deserves broad support even if it falls short in significant ways.
police transparency

Increasing Police Transparency

Liam Dillon: California’s existing rules protecting the confidentiality of misconduct records not only prohibit the public from seeing them, but also deny prosecutors direct access — a standard that exists in no other state.
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