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"Op-ed: Mandatory minimums are a crime in themselves," by Mark Holden, The Salt Lake Tribune, January 20, 2017.

"Obama denies clemency for Leonard Peltier, nuclear scientist Wen Ho Lee," by Gregory Korte, USA TODAY, January 20, 2017.

"NACDL and the Foundation for Criminal Justice Applaud Clemency Project 2014; Historic Pro Bono Effort by Nation's Bar ," NACDL News Release, January 19, 2017.

"President Obama Caps Final Full Day in Office with 330 More Commutations," Clemency Project 2014 News Release, January 19, 2017.

"Chelsea Manning and the False Logic of Harsh Prison Sentences," by Eric Levitz, New York Magazine, January 18, 2017.

"With Only a Few Days Left in Office, President Obama Announces 209 More Commutations," Clemency Project 2014 News Release, January 17, 2017.

"With clemency for Manning, attention turns to WikiLeaks head," by Eric Tucker, Associated Press, January 17, 2017.

"Colorado jail deaths steadily increased, more than doubled from 2011 to June of 2015," by Noelle Phillips and Yesenia Robles, The Denver Post, January 17, 2017.

"For Female Inmates In New York City, Prison Is A Crowded, Windowless Room," by Alec Hamilton, WNYC, January 16, 2017.

"As Obama's term ends, thousands hope for clemency," by Pamela Brown and Tammy Kupperman, CNN, January 14, 2017.

"Chelsea Manning Describes Bleak Life in a Men’s Prison," by Charlie Savage, The New York Times, January 13, 2017.

"Obama’s Historic Clemency Push Left Women Behind," by Melissa Jeltsen, The Huffington Post, January 12, 2017.

"N.J. High Court Ruling Creates Barrier to Life Sentences for Juveniles," by Corinne Ramey, The Wall Street Journal, January 11, 2017.

"Army Leaker Chelsea Manning on Obama’s ‘Short List’ for Commutation," by Cynthia McFadden, Kevin Monahan, William M. Arkin, and Tracy Connor, NBC News, January 11, 2017.

"How Obama left his mark on the criminal justice system," by Hari Sreenivasan and William Brangham, PBS NewsHour, January 10, 2017.

"'A Living Nightmare'," by Raven Rakia, The Intercept, January 10, 2017.

"Obama Races to Overhaul Police in Baltimore and Chicago Before Trump Era," by Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Timothy Williams, The New York Times, January 10, 2017.

"Should juveniles be incarcerated with adults?," by Ivette Feliciano and Zachary Green, PBS NewsHour, January 8, 2017.

"Review - Justice delayed: 26 years mostly in Sing Sing for a murder he didn’t commit," by Gregory L. Moore, The Washington Post, January 6, 2017.

"Obama makes justice reform pitch in journal he once edited," by Kevin Liptak, CNN, January 5, 2016.

"Budget woes keep New Orleans teen killer awaiting sentence 17 months after murder conviction," by Ken Daley, The Times-Picayune, January 3, 2017.

"Why Keep the Old and Sick Behind Bars?," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, January 3, 2017.

"U.S. Correctional Population at Lowest Level in Over a Decade," by Timothy Williams, The New York Times, December 29, 2016.

"Punished twice," by Erika Eichelberger, VICE News, December 28, 2016.

"California Blames Incarcerated Workers for Unsafe Conditions and Amputations," by Spencer Woodman, The Intercept, December 28, 2016.

"Cutting Prison Sentences, and Costs," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, December 24, 2016.

"Ohio Supreme Court says 'functional life sentences' for juveniles are unconstitutional," by Eric Heisig,, December 22, 2016.

"Future of criminal justice reform uncertain between Obama's clemency, Trump inauguration," by Leandra Bernstein, WJLA, December 22, 2016.

"The Growing Movement for Marijuana Amnesty," by Megan Carpenter, New Republic, December 21, 2016.

"He says he robbed 100 people in D.C. Could he have been stopped before he killed?," by Amy Brittain, The Washington Post, December 21, 2016.

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