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Resolute Opponents Of The Prison-Industrial Complex

Both in the United States and around the world, incarceration is the default punishment for certain crimes. However, many individuals and organizations are rethinking the justice process, calling attention to the inequities caused by racial discrimination and...
Understanding Some of the Common Legal Needs of Sex Workers

Understanding Some of the Common Legal Needs of Sex Workers

LGBTQ+ people overrepresented in the field, while underserved and sometimes not fully understood by those providing legal help By Derek J. Demeri in New Jersey Lawyer Magazine DEREK J. DEMERI is a graduate of Rutgers Law School, Class of 2020 and a co- founder of the...

Spotlight On: Philadelphia’s De/Incarceration Effort

Did you know that: a $3.5 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation was awarded to the city [of Philadelphia] in 2016 aimed at reducing Philadelphia’s jail population — one of the highest incarceration rates of any major U.S. city? Standing at the intersectionality...
Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail iv

Criminal Justice Reform: Cash Bail iv

Philly DA Larry Krasner won’t seek cash bail in certain crimes. Re/Post: February 21, 2018 Article by Chris Palmer, Staff Writer @cs_palmer | cpalmer@phillynews.com Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said Wednesday that prosecutors would no longer seek...