Voters are willing to think big on criminal justice

With the 2020 election weeks away, it may feel like the nation is more divided than ever. But there’s one issue on which almost everyone agrees: criminal justice reform. From the heartbreak and outcry we’ve seen from Kenosha to Minneapolis to Louisville to many other major cities this summer, it may seem like issues of […]

U.S. Crime Victims Often Don’t Get the Government Money Meant to Help Them Heal—and Say They Feel ‘Excluded’

Aswad Thomas’ dream of pursuing a career in basketball was disrupted about a decade ago when he was shot twice in the back during an attempted armed robbery in Connecticut. In the following years, Thomas—like many other victims of violent crime—didn’t know that Congress had set aside money and resources for his recovery decades ago. Had […]