Criminal Justice Reform

Trump's Criminal Justice Reform Act Is a Meaningless Smoke Screen

Trump's Criminal Justice Reform Act Is a Meaningless Smoke Screen

December 18, 2018
Congress's Criminal Justice Reform Act boosts privatization, fails to dismantle mass incarceration, nor does it implement sentencing reform. We speak to Eddie Conway and Natasha Pratt Harris about the proposed reform
The Maryland Color of Wealth Forum

The Maryland Color of Wealth Forum

October 31, 2018

TRNN was a media partner to the Job Opportunities Task Force and Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition’s forum reviewing data from a critical report from the Insight Center for Community Economic Development. Participants were invited to understand and problem-solve the challenges and opportunities in bridging the racial wealth gap and criminal justice reforms

Sanders’ Plan to Eliminate Bail Could Hit Corporate Roadblock

July 31, 2018

Local advocates who have fought to eliminate bail at the state level say the well-funded bail lobby will fight to keep a system that monetizes criminal justice

Trump’s Law-and-Order Policies Gain Ground in Blue States

February 1, 2018

Even with community opposition in blue states like Maryland, racially tinged rhetoric and fear mongering are being used to roll back criminal justice reform

The Real Baltimore

August 15, 2017
A bill that would impose mandatory minimums on gun possession cleared a key legislative hurdle as activists urge the council to seek more humane solutions to violence

Obama’s “Legacy-Defining” Clemency Program Struggles

March 15, 2016

Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford discusses the Obama administration’s struggling program aimed at releasing prisoners who have served their time