Rights

Warding Off Witch Hunting

As sorcery and witchcraft-related violence increases, states and international actors seek to regulate.

The Future of Policing

Expert examines the regulatory challenges of robotic policing.

Voter Data Request Is Illegal, Not Just Controversial

The Trump Administration’s information request violates a longstanding federal law.

The Cost of the Immigration Detention Bed Quota

Scholar argues that bed quotas financially burden taxpayers and may violate the law.

It Takes “Alternative Math” to Claim That Redistribution Is Futile

A regulation that provides a benefit in excess of a cost while helping the disadvantaged subsets of society should be seen as doubly wise.

Evaluating Police Use of Force

Some states are using regulatory approaches to ensure the accountability of law enforcement officials.

Strategies for Solving the Police Use of Force Crisis

Former FBI agent outlines ways departments can reduce deadly encounters between civilians and police.

Penn Panel Addresses Police Use of Force

Criminal justice experts discuss improper use of police force—and also pose solutions.

Move Criminal Justice Forward

The Trump Administration’s ill-advised “law and order” approach to policing should be eschewed in favor of procedural justice.

Making Criminal Justice Pay

Creative policy changes could re-center our criminal justice system.

A Policing Model For the 21st Century

Concerns surrounding police use of force highlight the urgent need for law enforcement reform.

The Need for a Trauma-Informed Approach to Female Incarceration

Given the growing number of female prisoners, our incarceration system needs to focus more on women’s needs.