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The SPLC today urged the Trump administration not to pursue a proposal that would cause millions of low-income people to lose assistance from programs that help them meet basic needs.
As the presence of law enforcement officers in schools continue to grow in Louisiana and nationally, school policing data is not being made readily available to Louisiana’s citizens as required by federal law, according to a report that the Southern Poverty Law Center released today.
Across the country, numerous public institutions are legally responsible for children every day.
A New Jersey state judge this week ordered the dissolution of an organization known as the Jewish Institute for Global Awareness (JIFGA) – which facilitated fraudulent gay-to-straight “conversion therapy” – after its directors violated an injunction entered four years ago requiring its predecessor to permanently cease all operations.
The U.S. immigration court system has failed to fulfill the legal promise of fair and impartial case-by-case review, according to a new report released today by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Innovation Law Lab.
Across the country, police are using a tool called civil asset forfeiture to seize millions of dollars in cash and property they claim have been involved in criminal activity.
Corporal punishment in school may seem like a practice that has long since disappeared from U.S. public schools, but every school day there are students who are punished by being struck by an educator – proof that corporal punishment remains a painful reality in thousands of public schools.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed two bills into law this week that will improve transparency in police activities and save taxpayer money by eliminating lengthy sentences that are not warranted.
After decades of constructing a system of mass incarceration, it appears that our nation is beginning to turn the tide.