President of the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, a public interest organization that advocates for crime victims' rights
After decades of “tough on crime” laws, the US has packed its prisons with young, black convicts for non-violent drug crimes. Many conservatives now agree a system that’s not working…
Jul. 16, 2015from To the Point
After months in the planning stage, 30,000 inmates in California prisons began refusing food on Monday in what they hope will come to be recognized by corrections department officials…
Jul. 10, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
"The Briggs death penalty law in California simply doesn't work." That's according to Ron Briggs, who wrote the law, along with his father, then State Senator John Briggs, in 1977.
Apr. 16, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Billionaire Nicolas Berggruen’s plan to revamp democracy and put capital in the hands of the people has one glaring blindspot.
May. 3from Scheer Intelligence
Attorney General William Barr released the highly anticipated Mueller report this morning.
Apr. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.
May. 10from Left, Right & Center
This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.
May. 17from Left, Right & Center
Everyone’s lawyering up.
May. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.
Apr. 25from To the Point
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.
May. 6from To the Point