Who Plays the Race Card? The Trust Gap Between Blacks and Whites

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Dr. Vibe and a group of black men discuss the “race card” issue between black and white Americans.

Attorney General Eric Holder Set to Retroactively Reduce Drug Sentences

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The proposal is part of a broader rethinking of criminal justice policy within the Obama administration.

Attorney General Holder Requires Recording of Interrogations, Unlike New York City

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A new Department of Justice policy says federal agents must record interrogations, as a way to protect against coercion and false confessions.

Sentenced to Wait: Efforts to End Prison Rape Stall Again

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The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in Washington 2003. It still hasn’t been fully implemented.

Minister Makes Prison Reform his Mission

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Hans Hallundbaek helps ex-felons re-enter society while raising vital questions about the prison system.

Watch: Eric Holder Vows Criminal Charges Against Banks, ‘No Such Thing as Too Big to Jail’

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Holder said he is personally monitoring the ongoing investigations into financial institutions and is “resolved to seeing them through.”

Watch: Eric Holder Unveils Plan to Fix America’s Racist Justice System

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Finally, America has an Attorney General who “gets it”.

Can Federal Prison Reform Actually Happen?

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Most of the major players seem to be on board. Will prison reform succeed where other big ideas have failed?

DOJ to Schools: Stop Sending Kids to Jail for Breaking Discipline Rules

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Here’s why the Justice Department needed to intervene in student discipline.

To the Supremes: Hands Off Affirmative Action

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Professor Warren Blumenfeld believes revoking Affirmative Action could cause disastrous consequences.

ALEC Doubles Down on its Support For ‘Less Draconian’ Prison Sentences

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On Friday, ALEC came forward with its support for shorter prison sentences for low-level offenders, likely hoping to change its image.

Why Go Easy on Junkies?

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Reforming mandatory minimum sentences for low-level drug offenders.

How A Little-Known Agency Is Taking Crucial Steps To Reduce Drug Sentences

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The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to consider its own major reform to its guidelines.

US Attorney General Set to Announce End to Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Non-Violent, Low-Level Drug Charges

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Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for major changes to the nation’s criminal justice system.

Justice Department Head Resolves to Protect Voting Rights

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Holder vows to challenge voter suppression efforts after Supreme Court ruling

GOP Congressman Supports Move to Restore Voting Rights Act In Texas

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Sensenbrenner says Justice Department move is consistent with Voting Rights Act; increased litigation “major consequence” of SCOTUS ruling