Since Summer 2021, New Jersey has expunged 362,000 criminal records relating to low-level cannabis cases. The state Judiciary indicates over 125,000 more at least are still to come.
The United States Department of Justice announced a new policy limiting the use of chokeholds and "no-knock" entries, among other forceful practices, for federal law enforcement.
Celebrities including NBA star Al Harrington, Grammy winner Drake, rapper Killer Mike, and more have co-written a letter to President Biden requesting a general pardon for all nonviolent cannabis offenders.
Since Texas's Senate Bill 8 went into effect, implementing the harshest abortion restrictions in recent history, public discourse comparing the state's government to Afghanistan's Taliban has erupted.
Cuban Americans of all political persuasions gathered in Washington, D.C. to protest, either for or against supporting Cuba amidst its current pandemic-induced crisis.
Wrongful convictions have cost innocent people over 25,265 years of their lives. Larry Smith, Jr. and Kevin Harrington reflect on suffering through their exoneration processes while prisoners' rights activist Shawanna Vaughn fights to keep Lawrence Rider-El from a similar fate.
In THE CITY's latest educational panel, experts discuss how New York City's government resources fail to support homeless youth and what a new administration can do to improve the situation.
Groups from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. for a first-of-its-kind "No Fear" rally to fight anti-Semitism. Despite efforts to present a united front, tensions between right and left-wing groups remain palpable.
The injustices of the Britney Spears conservatorship case have many implications about society's continuing double-edged sword for women. Legal analyst Aron Solomon says the case's revelations could also impact future elections.
Schumer, Booker and Wyden Call for Federal Cannabis Decriminalization in Monumental Legislative Proposal
The Senate Majority Leader and Democratic Senators introduced groundbreaking legislation to federally decriminalize cannabis and create new opportunities for communities of color.
The candidate, an attorney and civil rights activist, discussed rezoning, stop-and-frisks, and cannabis as part of her progressive platform.