It’s hard not to see this decision to eliminate 31 driver’s license satellite offices as intentionally burdening already-burdened people.
A new free, downloadable book explains the changes in Colorado law, and it emphasizes that certain practices, such as using a formula to set bail based on types of crimes, are flat-out unconstitutional.
In fall of 2013, the State of New York established the Human Trafficking Intervention Courts to change the way courts handled those arrested for prostitution. But I know firsthand that using this model can still cause violence to sex workers, because we don’t need treatment.
The Texas Latina’s arrest, which took place in the middle of a doctor’s visit, is about so much more than immigration policy.
Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was interrogated and sent to a juvenile detention center for bringing a homemade clock to his high school on Monday. He was later released to his parents. In response, individuals on social media have shown support for Mohamed with the #IStandWithAhmed hashtag, which has continued a conversation about Islamophobia and racism.
In what paid leave advocates called an unprecedented move, more than 200 business school faculty members from 88 leading institutions signed a letter urging Congress to pass national paid family leave.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic, explains the complex history of Black male incarceration in the United States’ criminal justice system. Read Coates’ cover story on Black criminality here.
As women, the LGBTQ community, and Latinos gain political and consumer power, Coors and its competitors have scrambled to target these groups. But the family behind the company continues to pump millions of dollars into powerful anti-choice, anti-immigrant organizations.
When law enforcement targets sex workers and the websites they use, mainstream outlets and organizations tend to give them a pass. But with the raid on Rentboy.com, that script has flipped.
“For years, these employers have trampled on the rights of workers, both children and adults, and violated our child labor laws forcing minors to work for them,” Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil said in a statement.