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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...
How prevalent is human trafficking in Polk Co, Florida?

How prevalent is human trafficking in Polk Co, Florida?

Reposted from The Lakeland Ledger Nov. 10 2019 Gary White Officials call Florida a hot spot for human trafficking, though reliable statistics are lacking. It’s also difficult to tell if law enforcement efforts have reduced trafficking. LAKELAND — Law enforcement...
Philadelphia In April: Rising Tide. Maternity Care Coalition.

Philadelphia In April: Rising Tide. Maternity Care Coalition.

A Rising Tide: Maternity Care Coalition. The public face of over-incarceration is overwhelmingly male. However, between 1980 and 2016, the number of incarcerated women in the U.S. increased by more than 700 percent. While research has revealed that the root causes and...