How To Reduce The Ballooning U.S. Prison Population? Start With Prosecutors, Author Says
In her new book, Emily Bazelon argues that prosecutors have become too powerful — to the detriment of our criminal justice system.
Inside The Fight For Compensation For Clergy Sex Abuse Survivors
Attorney Ken Feinberg and his longtime associate Camille Biros are overseeing compensation funds for victims of clergy sex abuse. It's familiar work for them.
Quebec Lawmakers Consider Divisive Religious Symbols Ban
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks to two people in Quebec who are on opposite sides of the debate over banning religious symbols for public workers on the job.
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Meet Florida's Only Democrat Elected To Statewide Office
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