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Shorter Sentences, More Judicial Leeway: What the Criminal Justice Bill Would Do

Shorter Sentences, More Judicial Leeway: What the Criminal Justice Bill Would Do

A federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kan. A bipartisan bill would reduce the prison terms many federal inmates face.
News Analysis: Republicans and Democrats Cannot Agree on Absolutely Anything. Except This.

News Analysis: Republicans and Democrats Cannot Agree on Absolutely Anything. Except This.

A prison hallway on Staten Island, N.Y. Reforming the criminal justice system is one of the few things that has bipartisan support.
Shorter Sentences, More Judicial Leeway: What the Criminal Justice Bill Would Do

Shorter Sentences, More Judicial Leeway: What the Criminal Justice Bill Would Do

A federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kan. A bipartisan bill would reduce the prison terms many federal inmates face.
Just How Much of an Overhaul Is This Overhaul of the Nation’s Criminal Justice System?

Just How Much of an Overhaul Is This Overhaul of the Nation’s Criminal Justice System?

A prison in New Boston, Tex. An agreement reached in Washington this week will be the release about 7,000 prisoners.
Just How Much of an Overhaul Is This Overhaul of the Nation’s Criminal Justice System?

Just How Much of an Overhaul Is This Overhaul of the Nation’s Criminal Justice System?

A prison in New Boston, Tex. An agreement reached in Washington this week will be the release about 7,000 prisoners.
Man Who Raped Woman Dying of Overdose Gets Less Than 3 Years

Man Who Raped Woman Dying of Overdose Gets Less Than 3 Years

Brian Varela, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter and rape charges, was sentenced last week to 34 months in prison.
McConnell Feels the Heat From the Right to Bring Criminal Justice Bill to a Vote

McConnell Feels the Heat From the Right to Bring Criminal Justice Bill to a Vote

Senator Charles E. Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, asked Mitch McConnell for a vote on the bipartisan criminal justice legislation before the end of the year.
McConnell Feels the Heat From the Right to Bring Criminal Justice Bill to a Vote

McConnell Feels the Heat From the Right to Bring Criminal Justice Bill to a Vote

Senator Charles E. Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, asked Mitch McConnell for a vote on the bipartisan criminal justice legislation before the end of the year.

Meek Mill: Prisoners Need a New Set of Rights

Like many who are now incarcerated, I was the victim of a miscarriage of justice. I got lucky, but because of dysfunctional, discriminatory rules, most don’t.
Why Did Manafort Cooperate With Trump Over Mueller?

Why Did Manafort Cooperate With Trump Over Mueller?

Kevin Downing, a lawyer for Paul Manafort, has reportedly been relaying details of Mr. Manafort's conversations with federal prosecutors to the Trump legal team.
Trump Urges Maximum Sentence for Lawyer Who Implicated Him

Trump Urges Maximum Sentence for Lawyer Who Implicated Him

President Trump tweeted about Michael D. Cohen, his former personal lawyer, and the Mueller investigation on Monday.
Trump’s Criminal Justice Reform Is a Step in the Wrong Direction

Trump’s Criminal Justice Reform Is a Step in the Wrong Direction

President Trump announce his support for the first major rewrite of the nation’s criminal justice sentencing laws at the White House on Nov. 14, 2018.
Michael Flynn, Witness for the Prosecution

Michael Flynn, Witness for the Prosecution

Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to a single count of lying to the F.B.I. last December.
Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says

Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, made clear on Tuesday that the Senate was considering the legislation “at the request of the president.”
Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says

Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, made clear on Tuesday that the Senate was considering the legislation “at the request of the president.”
Mastermind of Cuomo’s Economic Development Efforts Is Sentenced to Prison

Mastermind of Cuomo’s Economic Development Efforts Is Sentenced to Prison

Alain Kaloyeros was convicted in July of conspiring to steer hundreds of millions of dollars in state contracts to favored firms in Buffalo and Syracuse.
The Real People Who Lobbied for Justice Reform: A Son, a Widow, an Expectant Mother

The Real People Who Lobbied for Justice Reform: A Son, a Widow, an Expectant Mother

People with an intimate knowledge of prison life and its effect on loved ones have become powerful supporters of a criminal justice bill.
Transgender Woman’s Murder Is Prosecuted as ‘Feminicide,’ in First for Colombia

Transgender Woman’s Murder Is Prosecuted as ‘Feminicide,’ in First for Colombia

Thousands turned out for a 2012 rally in Bogotá, Colombia, after Rosa Elvira Cely was raped and murdered in a park there. In 2015, a law passed in Ms. Cely’s name made feminicide punishable by a
Senate Passes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill

Senate Passes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill

Senators Cory Booker of New Jersey, left, and Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, who were central to the bill’s passage, after the vote on Tuesday.