J. Weston Phippen

Journalist (District of Columbia)
Reporter based in Washington, D.C. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Tampa Bay Times, National Journal, Vice Magazine and The Atlantic.

Links: @westonphippen | (Current as of: October 15, 2015)


News Story

The U.S. Government’s Warning to Courts That Jail The Poor

J. Weston Phippen
Atlantic, The
March 15, 2016
The U.S. Department of Justice has told local and state courts to avoid practices that hurt low-income individuals most.


Young, Illegal, and Alone

J. Weston Phippen
Atlantic, The
October 15, 2015
Their parents sent them to the United States to escape brutal violence. But to stay, they need to convince courts that sending them here constituted child abuse.

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