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Reducing Criminalization and Incarceration for Drug Offenses

by Steven Randle

A new report from Empower Mississippi gives Mississippi a failing grade for…

Education, Justice, Work

Mississippi solutions for Mississippi problems

by Russ Latino

“This is about a high-quality education for every child, meaningful work for…

Justice, Your Story

Staring at the death penalty

by Joanna Holbert

“I know he’s bad, but he’s a good boy.” Those words spoken…

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How Sen. Juan Barnett became an unlikely champion for criminal justice reform

by Joanna Holbert

He was sitting in a Mississippi courtroom where he had been called…

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Reforming Mississippi’s criminal justice system

by Brett Kittredge

Sen. Juan Barnett never imagined that he would be a leading voice…

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Recent reforms improve Mississippi’s grade on parole laws

by J. Robertson

Mississippi’s grade on parole laws improved after legislative action this past session….

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Mississippi fails at public defense

by J. Robertson

A new report from Empower Mississippi gives Mississippi a failing grade for…

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Mandatory minimum sentences a problem in Mississippi

by J. Robertson

A new report from Empower Mississippi gives Mississippi a low grade for…

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We need to ease barriers to work for those leaving prison

by Joanna Holbert

Finding a job is one of the top priorities for those leaving…

Justice, Your Story

Family excited for chance at early reconnection after new law

by Joanna Holbert

The Mississippi Earned Parole Eligibility Act was signed into law by Gov….

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Mandatory minimum laws lead to sentences that don’t match the crime

by Joanna Holbert

Life in prison for seven boxes of Sudafed? It just doesn’t make…

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Freedom to drive protected in Mississippi

by J. Robertson

A new report gives Mississippi an “A” grade for its driver’s license…