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The Power of Sheriffs: An Explainer

 by Jessica Brand, The Appeal

This Explainer was produced by The Appeal, a nonprofit criminal justice news site.

In our Explainer series, Justice Collaborative lawyers and other legal experts help unpack some of the most complicated issues in the criminal justice system. We break down the problems behind the headlines—like ...

Capital Punishment in the United States: Explained

by Jessica Brand and Callie Heller, The Appeal

This explainer was produced by The Appeal, a nonprofit criminal justice news site.

In August 2018, the state of Tennessee executed Billy Ray Irick, the first man executed in the state since 2009. He had spent over 30 years on death row ...

Fines and Fees: Explained

by Jessica BrandIn Justice Today

In our Explainer series, Fair Punishment Project lawyers help unpackage some of the most complicated issues in the criminal justice system. We break down the problems behind the headlines — like bail, civil asset forfeiture, or the Brady doctrine — so that everyone ...




 

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Disciplinary Self-Help Litigation Manual

 

Federal Prison Handbook