Criminal Justice News

A criminal justice good-news story you should know about

In April 2018, I attended the Equal Justice Initiative's Peace and Justice Summit in Montgomery, Alabama. I was pumped about hearing from frontline criminal justice advocates, including Michelle Alexander, Senator Cory Booker, and Anne Deavere Smith. I wasn't disappointed. Their message: continue the fight to reform our broken criminal justice system one community at a… Continue reading A criminal justice good-news story you should know about

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Criminal Justice News

Podcast watch; some states have reduced prison populations

Podcasts to follow On my podcast,¬†One Mother's Voice:In the Name of Justice¬†(on hiatus until January 2019), my message is: to bring about meaningful reforms in our criminal justice system, those of us affected--either directly or indirectly--should understand how its laws, policies, and practices impact our families and communities. Two podcasts with differing approaches to educating… Continue reading Podcast watch; some states have reduced prison populations

Criminal Justice News

News: prisoners trapped inside mandatory evacuation zone in SC; bad news out of Nevada

Prisoners in more ways than one? Why am I not surprised that prisoners in three South Carolina prisons will not be among those removed from Hurricane Florence's destructive path, even though they are within the mandatory evacuation zone. The welfare of prisoners is seldom a priority, only the perception that administrators are doing their best.… Continue reading News: prisoners trapped inside mandatory evacuation zone in SC; bad news out of Nevada