Interrogating Justice and How to Justice are two parts of the same organization. How to Justice aims to make the justice system easier to understand through its Justice System User Manual and easier to use through its Resources Directory. Interrogating Justice aims to help more Americans understand how the justice system is falling short through legal analyses and investigative reporting by attorneys, advocates and allies.

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Winning on Appeal and Losing on Remand

Even after winning on appeal, defendants face an uphill battle when their case returns to the judge who presided over it the first time.

The EQUAL Act passed the House 361-66. It also has overwhelming support from Republicans and Democrats. It can't pass the Senate. Why?

Q & A: What Happened To The EQUAL Act?

The EQUAL Act passed the House 361-66. It also has overwhelming support from Republicans and Democrats. It can’t pass the Senate. Why?

The Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs will impact the criminal justice system in many ways, including when it comes to visitation.

The Impact of Dobbs on the Criminal Justice System Part IV: Visitation Rights

The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs will impact the criminal justice system in many ways, including when it comes to visitation.

Last Friday, the BOP published a Program Statement that clears up a lot of the confusion around FSA Time Credits. Why did it take so long?

New BOP Guidance on FSA Time Credits Helps With Confusion

Last Friday, the BOP published a Program Statement that clears up a lot of the confusion around FSA Time Credits. Why did it take so long?

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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.