Drawing on in‐depth interviews with 50 Latin American immigrants in Dallas, Texas, this article uncovers systematic distinctions in how immigrants holding different legal statuses perceive the threat...
In the 1940s and ’50s, the general public understood and agreed upon Keynesian economic principles. Today, we can learn a lot from the popularizing efforts that led to that consensus and long-lasting economic success.
Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy [Forrest Stuart] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. <b>How poor urban youth in Chicago use social media to profit from portrayals of gang violence, and the...
A coalition of advocates, legal groups and a workers’ union wrote to Harris County commissioners on Sunday, opposing the district attorney’s upcoming budget request for 58 more prosecutors and questioning her commitment to justice reform. The...
Monica BellAdvocates, reformers oppose Harris County DA's request for more prosecutors
Monica BellEven "progressive prosecutors" prosecute. Prosecutors could use their power to promote divestment from traditional criminal legal systems. They should fight for investment in the communities in which they work, not the expansion of their offices.
Four Harlem Park residents caught up in a Baltimore Police frenzy in the days after detective Sean Suiter was shot in the head have filed a federal lawsuit, saying police violated their constitutional rights in a failed attempt to catch a cop killer.
Chesa Boudin won election as the city’s next district attorney Saturday on a campaign promising to confront mass incarceration and racial disparities in the criminal justice system, while vowing to hold police more accountable in cases of brutality.
Fort Worth police released body camera video Saturday of a deadly officer-involved shooting on Allen Ave. An officer shot and killed a woman in her home after a neighbor called police because a door was open.
Monica BellImagine being at home at 2:30 AM, minding your business and relaxing, and then hearing someone prowling around outside. You get up to check things out, but somehow you’re the suspect. The prowler starts demanding actions of you.
A new report from the Vera Institute of Justice breaks down how a single negative interaction with a police officer can alter a life forever—and how a shift in how the nation approaches justice can prevent the criminalization of people of color.