Far-right candidates are fueling backlash to Black Lives Matter and running for the Wake County school board to fight racial equity policies.
Courtney Napier Oct 30, 2020
The race for chief justice, between a former public defender and a former prosecutor, will shape the court’s willingness to advance racial justice.
Kyle C. Barry Oct 22, 2020
These are the key local elections where criminal justice reform is on the line next month, around the country.
Daniel Nichanian Oct 19, 2020
The Prosecutorial Chronicles, May 2019: Durham DA Rolls Out New Policies to Reduce Pretrial Detention
The latest on the politics of prosecutors, this month from Maine, North Carolina, Texas, and Utah.
Daniel Nichanian May 31, 2019
While Durham pursues an initiative to reinstate licenses, a Duke University decision sets back the mobility of local residents.
Daniel Nichanian Apr 04, 2019
The New York legislature overhauled discovery and bail, adopting a budget deal that contains reforms that state organizers have long worked toward.
Daniel Nichanian Apr 03, 2019
Buncombe County’s Quentin Miller is the state’s fifth new sheriff to say he will stop honoring ICE detainers since the 2018 elections.
Daniel Nichanian Feb 28, 2019
Bobby Kimbrough announces that he will no longer honor ICE detainer requests nor allow ICE to detain people in the county jail.
Daniel Nichanian Feb 14, 2019
Louisiana phases out nonunanimous juries, Floridians regains the right to vote, Houston moves toward changing its bail system, and more.
Two large North Carolina counties quit ICE’s 287(g) program this month.
Daniel Nichanian Dec 13, 2018
In November, six states are holding referenda on whether to adopt “Marsy’s Law.”
Daniel Nichanian Oct 18, 2018