Fair Punishment Project is a joint initiative of Harvard Law School's Charles Hamilton Houston Institute and the Criminal Justice Institute.
Federal immigration authorities use a slate of databases and data-sharing systems to target immigrants for enforcement and removal. So far, state and local governments have had limited success controlling ICE’s access to this information.
Both Orleans Parish district attorney candidates have talked about advancing reforms. Both say they wouldn't seek the death penalty. On a variety of other issues, though, their positions and records show a divide in how they would likely approach being DA.
Breaking with history, Trump plans to execute 6 people during the transition. He resumed federal executions after a 17-year pause & will execute more people than anyone since FDR. Biden says he’ll end the death penalty, citing 160 death-row exonerations.
Postal officials have suspended mail delivery to Mar Vista Gardens, a public housing complex in LA. Residents must pick up mail at a facility more than a mile away. Organizers call it "a political attack on the Latino and African American community.”
UPDATE: The Monroe County medical examiner has ruled Prude’s death a homicide due to complciations from "asphyxia in the setting of physical restraint."