Tag Archives: Department of Justice

President Obama’s Criminal Justice Legacy: What Went Wrong

Last month, President Obama published a commentary in the Harvard Law Review (HLR) titled “The President’s Role in Advancing Criminal Justice.”1 Noting that American presidents “can exert substantial influence over the criminal justice system,” he highlighted reform efforts from the last eight years, including: encouraging

A Damning Window Inside Immigration Courts

News emerged this week about various accusations made against justices in US immigration courts. While the headlines were consumed by news that the specific identities of the justices had been accidentally disclosed, perhaps the more alarming information contained within the stories is the functioning of