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Articles by Abbie Vansickle

The Catalyst: Thelton Henderson Transformed California’s Criminal Justice System. Now Comes the Backlash

by Abbie Vansickle, The Marshall Project

As the judge climbed the watchtower stairs in Pelican Bay prison, he heard muffled gunshots below. When he reached the top, he looked into the prison yard and saw bodies lying in the dirt. One was his law clerk, spread-eagled on the ground in ...