After the state rolled back a progressive bail law, data from the Vera Institute of Justice suggests judges are ordering more people be held in jails, amid continued worry over COVID-19.
Bryce Covert Jan 20, 2022
Despite calls to reduce incarcerated populations, the number of people being detained for minor parole violations has been rising.
Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg Feb 10, 2021
Nearly half of all arrests in the state are drug or alcohol related, compared to just 29 percent nationally.
Prosecutors are supremely powerful and have played an outsize role in mass incarceration. What can be done?
Sarah Lustbader Jun 07, 2019
The bail bonds industry was caught overcharging 50,000 families $6 million over 14 years, according to SPLC.
Bryce Covert May 08, 2019