Marking the end of the Cold War, in 1991 members of the Soviet Union broke their 70-year-old empire into 15 independent nations. In 2014, beginning with his invasion of Ukraine, Vladimir Putin began putting the pieces back together again.Read more
Ronald Fraser, Ph.D., writes on public policy issues for the DKT Liberty Project, a Washington-based civil liberties organization.
Since 1990, FAMM, a national organization has successfully lobbied for sentencing reforms in dozens of states, including Maryland. FAMM calls on:Read more
Police hold their ground during the aftermath of the Baltimore Riots. (Erik Hoffman) Since 1871 the Civil Rights Act hasRead more
State-run parole and probation programs are designed to keep persons convicted of crimes—including a very large number of non-violent crimes—outRead more
With each criminal conviction, the state of Maryland matter-of-factly tells the defendants how long they will spend behind bars. HiddenRead more