Interrogating Justice is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. Our team of attorneys, advocates and allies take on some of the biggest legal, social and ethical justice-reform issues today. Our goal is simple: help shed light on the obstacles preventing our justice system from being just.

The Implications of the Supreme Court Leak for Criminal Defendants

The Supreme Court leak has Americans wondering what it’ll mean for abortion and privacy. But what does the leak mean for criminal defendants?

SCOTUS: Prisoners Are “At Fault” For The Failures of Their Lawyers

Yesterday, SCOTUS ruled that prisoners are “responsible for” what arguments their attorneys make and “bear the risk” for the ones they don’t.

Pregnant Women Don’t Get FSA Time Credits For The MINT Program

Pregnant women aren’t getting FSA Time Credits for their participation in the BOP’s MINT Program. Interrogating Justice wants to know why.

Who’s Guarding The House? A Bizarre Prison Guard Story

The story out of Alabama about Casey Cole White, an Alabama prisoner, and Vicky White, an Alabama prison guard, is a wild one.

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The U.S. Constitution guarantees everyone the right to a fair trial and the right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment. But these constitutional rights are meaningless if prosecutors, judges and prisons aren’t held accountable for wrongdoing.

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With 25% of the world’s prison population, the U.S. has one of the world’s worst mass-incarceration problems. There are many ways to end mass incarceration. But taking steps to end the unfair sentencing practices that created the problem is crucial.

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More than half a million people are released from prison every year. But three-quarters of them end up back in prison. Ending this cycle means creating and supporting in-prison programs that focus on the skills necessary for a successful reentry.

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“EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER LAW.” That phrase is engraved above the front entrance to the United States Supreme Court. But the concept is often missing from U.S. criminal justice system. Equal access to justice is essential to a fair and just legal system.

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Interrogating Justice seeks to shed light on the obstacles preventing our justice system from being just. Our team of attorneys, advocates and allies reflect those values.