Is the commonwealth doing enough?

Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary has been closed since 1971. Pennsylvania’s prison secretary wants to close two more prisons.

IN OTHER NEWS

(Criminal justice news that could use a second look.)

  • From Public Source: “The ‘new Pittsburgh’ takes root on the Hilltop. But gun violence remains.”
  • From The Inquirer: “Shooting of deliveryman results in largest police settlement in city history”

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We are the ACLU’s Pennsylvania affiliate, defending the Constitution and the Bill of Rights through litigation, advocacy, and community education and outreach.