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In Win for Criminal Legal System Reform, New Mexico Eliminates Criminal Court Fees for Adults
In April, New Mexico passed legislation to eliminate all post-adjudication…
Jun 01, 2023
Society’s Problems Call for More Than Police
People across the United States agree that police should not be called on to…
May 18, 2023
Children Suffer When Parents Are Imprisoned
Imprisoning parents hurts children. It increases children’s likelihood of…
May 11, 2023
New Yorkers Have Known Bail Doesn’t Work for 60 Years. Why Are We Still Debating It?
New York Governor Kathy Hochul. This spring, New York Governor Kathy Hochul…
May 04, 2023
Close New York's "Legalized Sweatshops” and End Slavery Once and For All
When children in New York’s classrooms are learning about the historic horrors…
May 01, 2023
College Applications Shouldn’t Ask About Conviction History
Syrita Steib knew she was an unequivocally strong applicant. “I had a 3.875…
Apr 28, 2023
Amid Another Report of Rampant Abuse on Rikers, It’s Time to Hold City Jails Accountable
This week, the federal monitor in charge of overseeing conditions on Rikers…
Apr 27, 2023

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How One California County Is Ending Girls’ Incarceration
In 2018, Santa Clara County, a county of nearly two million people that…
Apr 25, 2023
The Fairness to Freedom Act Will Save Lives
Today, United States Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Cory Booker and U.S.…
Apr 18, 2023
Efforts to Undermine Reform-Minded Prosecutors Pose a Threat to Democracy and Public Safety
Sherry Boston, district attorney of Dekalb County, Georgia. If some lawmakers…
Apr 12, 2023
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