Criminal Justice Reform

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