Stories by Nicole Flatow

Nicole Flatow is the Deputy Editor of ThinkProgress Justice. Previously, she was Associate Director of Communications for the American Constitution Society. Nicole has also worked for several legal and general circulation newspapers, including The Daily Record and The New York Law Journal, and was a legal fellow at Bread for the City, where she represented low-income D.C. residents in housing and public benefits matters. She received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and her B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Law from Binghamton University, where she was editor in chief of her campus newspaper subscribe to Nicole Flatow's feed

Posted on: Feb 26, 2014, Source: Think Progress

And he still stands by it!

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

Since the death of her son, Lucia McBath has become a national spokesperson for Mothers Demand Action For Gun Sense In America.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2014, Source: Think Progress

Does 'stand your ground' include chasing someone?

Posted on: Jan 16, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

It was a close vote and Gov. Maggie Hassan vows to veto it, but legalization marches on.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

Here's why the Justice Department needed to intervene in student discipline.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2014, Source: Think Progress

Here are some key facts about the historic roll-out of legal marijuana.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2013, Source: Think Progress

The American criminal justice system is grossly unfair. Here are the worst stories of the year.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2013, Source: Think Progress

There are plenty of human beings serving overly harsh sentences who deserve clemency.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2013, Source: Think Progress

A journalist says he has more than a dozen videos shot by officers, but has not shared most of them because of their “humiliating nature.”

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: Think Progress

He says he spent more than 400 days in solitary confinement, was deprived of meals, and was assaulted and beaten both by officers and fellow inmates. Browder attempted suicide at least six times.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2013, Source: Think Progress

The boy and his father bickered over a pack of cigarettes. Now, after a shocking incident of police brutality, the teenager is dead.