Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved an historic bill that represents an enormous step forward towards improving our criminal justice system. This bill is particularly important to NCTE because LGBT and especially trans youth and adult
Expanded Federal Clemency Rules: Another Step Toward Ending Mass Incarceration
NCTE applauds the Justice Department's announcement that it will broaden the criteria for clemency for federal prisoners.
NCTE Applauds Harris County Sheriff Dept's New LGBT Inmate Policy
NCTE applauds the Harris County Sheriff Department for joining other jurisdictions around the country in adopting significant new policies that will help to protect the safety and dignity of LGBT people in custody.
Use of Solitary Confinement Faces Growing Skepticism
This past Sunday, NPR’s All Things Considered feature story focused on the growing evidence against solitary confinement. According to NPR: