How Crime Stoppers Hotlines Encourage Sketchy Tips and Hurt Poor Defendants
Co-published with The New Republic. Crime Stoppers’ role in shaping policy and public perception on criminal justice has received little scrutiny.
Incarceration Has Always Threatened Health. COVID-19 Just Worsened the Problem.
Co-published with the Philadelphia Inquirer. During the pandemic, jail populations — largely poor people who can’t afford bail — have been some of the hardest hit by the …
California Could End Cash Bail. But Is This Alternative Any Better?
Co-published with The Appeal. Proposition 25 would replace the current system with an even more punitive one, some criminal justice reform groups say.
No Money, No Lawyer, No Justice
Co-published with The New Republic. The vast, hidden inequities of the civil legal system.
Probation Conditions Relaxed During the Pandemic. Some Say They Should Stay That Way.
Co-published with The Appeal. Public safety is not improved by stricter probation and parole rules, researchers have found.