criminal justice

Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, Michael Novogratz, Robert Kraft, Michael Rubin, Van Jones, Meek Mill, Clara Wu Tsai, Dan Loeb speak onstage during the launch of The Reform Alliance at John Jay College on Jan. 23, 2019 in New York City.
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Justin Udo
January 23, 2019 - 1:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A coalition of big names in sports and entertainment pledged their high-profile platforms and $50 million on Wednesday at the launch of an organization that will lobby for changes to state probation and parole laws. Rapper Meek Mill, whose well-publicized prison sentence for minor...
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Cherri Gregg
December 19, 2018 - 10:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The United States Senate overwhelmingly passed the First Step Act, the most sweeping bipartisan criminal justice reform bill in decades. The US House will likely pass it and President Donald Trump says he'll sign it The Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society...
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December 18, 2018 - 9:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society. Senate passage of the bill by a...
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