Julian Castro just effectively ended his bid for President. Usually adept at navigating these debates and using his time to his advantage, tonight he looked petty, puerile and, well, like a jerk.
#cut50#CJeform finally entered the #DemDebate
"Dems have not always stood boldly against the incarceration industry...but in this election, they're competing to offer more freedom, more compassion, & more rehabilitation - not just more punishment." @VanJones68
Carlson claims the law "allowed hundreds of violent criminals" back on the street. Here's what he didn't tell you.
#cut50"Every single office we met with during the course of the FIRST STEP Act was told about that provision. It was included to fix a misapplication of law by the Bureau of Prisons" - @pye
In the past six months, 20 motions were granted in the state of Georgia to reduce sentences through the First Step Act, and one 65-year-old woman is seeking a compassionate release.Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, sponsored H.R. 5682, a form of the...
#cut50"In the past six months, 34 motions were granted in the state of Georgia to reduce sentences through the First Step Act"
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will close the city's juvenile hall by the end of 2021. In a nearly unanimous vote for closure, supervisors criticized the jail-like conditions juveniles are confined in, and cited the high cost of maintaining...
#cut50Our co-founder and San Francisco Supervisor @MattHaneySF is LIVE now on @KQEDForum talking about #NoJailForKids #NoJuniorPrisons
Shout out to our #EmpathyNetwork partner @YoungWomenFree for successfully leading the fight to close SF's Juvenile Hall!
CNN's Van Jones, host of 'The Redemption Project', on how it came about, how deeply he was affected in these eight episodes and trying not to get emotional.
#cut50"Everyone has done something that they regret profoundly and don’t know how to apologize and make up for, and everybody has had something done to them that they have a hard time getting past" - @VanJones68
Life is hard. Let's get through it together. Join The Roastmaster General as he takes on "Touchy Subjects", interviews people smarter than him and pays tribute to the recently deceased, so they can properly Roast In Peace. Intro by Kii Arens...
#cut50Thanks to the "Roast Master General" for caring about incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people and for having @LouislReed and Troy Powell on his podcast
We appreciate you and thank you for your support, @realjeffreyross
OPINION: Jessica Szilagyi talks about her annual analysis of the best of the best and the worst of the worst from the Georgia legislative session.
#cut50"Prohibition of shackling female inmates who are pregnant – HB 345 – This was unanimous in the House and only Randy Robertson opposed it in the Senate. "
Congratulations #Georgia, #Dignity passes UNANIMOUSLY in the House and heads to the Governor's desk
HAMDEN - A New Haven man could soon be headed back to prison despite having had no run ins with the law since he was released in 2006.
And his attorney says, in his 21 years practicing in the federal system, he's never seen anything like this...
#cut50"A New Haven man could soon be headed back to prison despite having had no run ins with the law since he was released in 2006."
NO! Help us ask @realDonaldTrump to #KeepDemetriusFree #DemetriusAnderson
Preventing those behind bars from accessing higher education is not only a relic of the “tough-on-crime” ’90s — it’s bad for public safety.
#cut50"Unfortunately, while prison education has been proven to reduce recidivism — and give people a better life — only 9 percent of the incarcerated population receives a certificate from a college or trade school while in prison."
California Governor Gavin Newsom is putting a moratorium on the death penalty with an executive order granting reprieves to inmates awaiting executions. The legal injection chamber will be closed at San Quentin.
Actor David Arquette and his wife, TV personality Christina McLarty Arquette, were among a crowd of activists in Arkansas on Tuesday calling for lawmakers to implement criminal justice reform laws like the ones President Trump signed into law this...
#cut50"Tuesday’s protests were part of a national "Day of Empathy" organized by #cut50, a national bipartisan initiative to reform criminal justice. The goal is to generate empathy for those affected in some way by the criminal justice system."