Closing In: Judges and Voters Challenge Rick Scott’s Tailored Electorate

Closing In: Judges and Voters Challenge Rick Scott’s Tailored Electorate

In Florida, the end of your incarceration can be the beginning of a life-long sentence. That’s because Florida is one of four states that does not automatically restore civil rights (most prominently, voting rights) to people who were convicted of felonies but have...
Acquittals and Outrage: Presidential Tweets Threaten the Integrity of the Justice System

Acquittals and Outrage: Presidential Tweets Threaten the Integrity of the Justice System

A week ago, a San Francisco jury acquitted Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an undocumented immigrant, of murder in the death of Kate Steinle, which took place on July 1, 2015. The defense argued that Garcia Zarate happened upon the gun, which accidentally fired while pointed...