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Conversation on Criminal Justice Reform Shows Support from Attorney General, Bipartisan Members of Congress

By Gabe Colman, a Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, members of Congress, civil rights leaders, and criminal justice experts demonstrated strong bipartisan support for ending mass incarceration at an event co-sponsored by The Leadership Conference … Continue reading

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Resources and Reports: Growth of Prison System; Reintegration Programs; Life Sentences; Drug Offenses and Welfare Benefits

By Haley Robinson, a Fall 2013 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern Reforming our criminal justice system is a task that many initiatives and studies have attempted to address. According to a recent report by The Leadership Conference on Civil and … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: SCOTUS Set to Hear Key Voting Rights Case; Obama Immigration Plan Details Circulate; Reforming Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Compiled by Emily Van Dusen, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Supreme Court to Weigh Whether Voting Rights Act Has Run Its Course Richard Wolf USA Today With the Shelby County v. Holder case being argued … Continue reading

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