Facing an outbreak of car thefts committed by teens, police chiefs and prosecutors are pushing a bill that would send more young people into adult courts. Connecticut’s recent experience with juvenile justice reform shows why it’s the wrong choice. Learn more about the issue and how you can take action at www.sentencingproject.org.
Whether you are for or against the death penalty, we should all be aware of the ways that willful and unconscious bias affects felony convictions, as the death penalty is applied more often to people of color and those with mental disability. Read more about California is grappling with this issue on npr.com.