Dan Quart makes the case for addressing the "systemic breakdown" in New York’s prisons and jails with shorter sentences, ending cash bail, and other reforms.
Daniel Nichanian Mar 11, 2021
As prosecutors nationwide tackle bail reform, advocates press for more steps to take money out of detention decisions.
Rachel M. Cohen Jan 04, 2021
Community organizing in Nevada’s Clark County helped judicial candidates "flip the bench" to challenge cash bail and mass incarceration.
Sam Mellins Dec 21, 2020
This year of crises, revisited: Nearly 90 state-level bills and initiatives. 16 themes. 7 maps.
Daniel Nichanian Dec 18, 2020
Angel Harris and Nandi Campbell will become criminal court judges, bucking the norm of former prosecutors filling the role.
Katie Jane Fernelius Nov 04, 2020
Proposition 25 would replace the current system with an even more punitive one, some criminal justice reform groups say.
Lauren Lee White Oct 21, 2020
These candidates are highlighting the power of judges to challenge mass incarceration.
Katie Jane Fernelius Oct 16, 2020
“When we look back on this time, what we’re going to be judged by is how we protected those who are most vulnerable,” Alessandra Biaggi said.
Daniel Nichanian Apr 09, 2020
Boudin just eliminated cash bail and restricted pretrial detention in San Francisco. He also reaffirmed a flawed quest to predict who should be jailed over what they might do.
Colin Doyle Jan 30, 2020
Marijuana prosecutions and bail reform at the forefront of Dallas DA race.
Daniel Nichanian Oct 25, 2018