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Justice Department

4 posts in ‘Justice Department’

In Depth

Follow the Science

Federal law enforcement has long called the shots in the field of drug scheduling. But in the case of fentanyl analogues, Congress has a chance to lead — by doing…

Patricia Richman & Diane Goldstein

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DOJ

Keeping Them Home

During the Trump administration, lawyers at DOJ said thousands of people who were sent home from prison during the pandemic need to be sent back when the COVID emergency ends.…

Jessica Morton & Samara Spence

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Institutions

A Most Carceral Friend

The Justice Department’s top Supreme Court lawyer is far more committed to helping prosecutors win convictions and keep people locked up than to ‘doing justice.

Darcy Covert & A.J. Wang

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Institutions

Where Reform Goes to Die

In its first six months, the Biden Administration has delivered major criminal justice disappointments. The problem: DOJ is calling the shots.

Rachel Barkow & Mark Osler

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