About The Author
Fair Punishment Project uses legal research and educational initiatives to ensure that the U.S. justice system is fair and accountable. As a joint initiative of Harvard Law School's Charles Hamilton Houston Institute and its Criminal Justice Institute, we work to highlight the gross injustices resulting from prosecutorial misconduct, ineffective defense lawyers, and racial bias, and to illuminate the laws that result in excessive punishment.
New Report: Oregon’s Death Penalty Disproportionately Used Against Persons with Significant Mental Impairments
December 20, 2016
New Report Highlights How Local Criminal Justice Policies Undercut the Promise of “Sanctuary” Cities
May 4, 2017
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