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William J. Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove argue that the Durham DA’s decision is the kind of “bold and decisive action that it will take to reconstruct a legal system based on retribution.” Read more

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About two dozen bills have been filed that could change the way North Carolina’s justice system treats people. Read more

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Illustration by Shelton Bryant

North Carolina hasn’t executed anyone since 2006. Legislators will file a bill tomorrow to formally end the practice. Read more

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The series, Always Human: Re-Visioning Justice, “attempts to recognize the varied history and purpose of prisons in the United States and in Christian traditions.” Read more

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Illustration by Richard Chance

The Supreme Court has ruled that prosecutors can’t remove jurors on account of race, but in North Carolina, prosecutors found a workaround. Read more



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