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President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Okla., Thursday, July 16, 2015. As part of a weeklong focus on inequities in the criminal justice system, the president will meet separately Thursday with law enforcement officials and nonviolent drug offenders who are paying their debt to society at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution, a medium-security prison for male offenders near Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons

President Obama on Monday announced a ban on solitary confinement for juvenile offenders in the fede...

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Supreme Court Gives Youth Sentenced to Life a Chance at Parole

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that those sentenced as teenagers to life imprisonment for murder mus...

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#WeAreHere for #JusticeReformNOW

Alicia Keys is addressing mass incarceration in a new campaign, #JusticeReformNOW, on Change.org: Ev...