Too often in the U.S. justice system, sentences are too severe for the weight of the crime, or are handed down to individuals who suffer from crippling impairments that diminish their culpability. The Fair Punishment Project illuminates excessive punishments and the systemic problems that create them.
- New Report Finds Counties That Use Death Penalty the Most Are Plagued by Prosecutorial Misconduct, Bad Lawyers, and Racial Bias
- The Department of Justice’s Very Good Day
- New Report Calls Wayne County an ‘Extreme Outlier’ on Juvenile Life Without Parole, Criticizes D.A. Kym Worthy’s Decision to Seek Life Without Parole Sentences in 1 out of 3 Cases
- The History of the U.S. Death Penalty As Told Through Party Platforms, 1960-Present