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  • Damien Dwin
    Damien Dwin
    July 08, 2021

    Three Advocates on the Lasting Legacy and Hopeful Future of the Criminal Justice Reform Movement

    • Insha Rahman
      Insha Rahman
    • Nazish Dholakia
      Nazish Dholakia
    July 02, 2021

    On Independence Day, Whose “Freedom” Do We Celebrate?

    • Jamila Hodge
      Jamila Hodge
    June 17, 2021

    Fifty Years Ago Today, President Nixon Declared the War on Drugs

    • Kica Matos
      Kica Matos
    • Jamila Hodge
      Jamila Hodge
    June 17, 2021

    The Chains of Slavery Still Exist in Mass Incarceration

    • Nicholas Turner
      Nicholas Turner
      June 11, 2021

      "There Is No Other Like You": Remembering Herb Sturz

      • Nazish Dholakia
        Nazish Dholakia
      • Insha Rahman
        Insha Rahman
      June 09, 2021

      Four Ways the Pandemic Made Us Rethink Our Criminal Legal System

      • Nicholas Turner
        Nicholas Turner
        June 03, 2021

        The Vera Institute of Justice celebrates the life and mourns the death of Michael E. Smith.

        Mr. Smith spent two decades of his professional life at Vera, serving as director of the London office, deputy director, and then as president from 1978 to 1994. Known to be intellectually creative, unusually persuasive, and a skilled teacher, Mr. Smith took t ...

        • Nazish Dholakia
          Nazish Dholakia
        • Daniela Gilbert
          Daniela Gilbert
        May 27, 2021

        What Happens When We Send Mental Health Providers Instead of Police

        • Nicholas Turner
          Nicholas Turner
        May 24, 2021

        What Has Changed since George Floyd's Death?

        • Kimberly Haven
        May 21, 2021

        Series: Women's Voices

        Women with Lived Experience in the Criminal Legal System Must Lead the Way

        • Tiheba Bain
        May 20, 2021

        Series: Women's Voices

        A Seat at the Table for Women Living with Convictions for Violent Offenses

        • Kelly Savage-Rodriguez
        May 19, 2021

        Series: Women's Voices

        Being Together Alone: How I Stayed Connected to My Family in Prison