We are now approaching the two-month mark since the riots that erupted across the United States in late May and early June. There is a reasonable argument to be made that these riots were…
— Read on medium.com/@mtracey/two-months-since-the-riots-and-still-no-national-conversation-12a7e3e4e006
Kentucky was an early adopter of risk assessments in an effort to release more people without bail. But the algorithms are reproducing systemic inequities.
— Read on theintercept.com/2020/07/12/risk-assessment-tools-bail-reform/
In our newest quarterly report, we demonstrate the complexity of the recidivism construct by examining the circumstances of re-arrest for 5-Key Model study participants who had not engaged in crime.
Remembering the Life and Work of Mark Kleiman – YouTube
— Read on www.youtube.com/embed/TyjagoXYw2M
“We know policies based on fear don’t work; they simply deepen divides and promote a false narrative,” 41 elected prosecutors wrote in a joint statement.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2020/02/13/attorney-general-barr-prosecutors/
NEW YORK – The New York Civil Liberties Union released a report today on five years of bail data in eight small, medium and large upstate New York counties, which found tens of thousands of New Yorkers spent time in jail before trial because they could not make bail. The report, Presumed Innocent for a Price, draws from 2010-2014 data obtained through public records requests
— Read on www.nyclu.org/en/press-releases/report-finds-tens-thousands-new-yorkers-jailed-because-unaffordable-bail
Charges dropped against the man who attacked police with a glass bottle. WOW?!
San Francisco’s new district attorney Chesa Boudin has withdrawn charges against a man accused of attacking two police officers in the Mission District in December, a move that has drawn harsh criticism from the head of the police union.
— Read on www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/san-francisco/newly-elected-sf-da-boudin-withdraws-charges-against-cop-attack-suspect/2220998/
This is commission can make changes to Law Enforcement for decades.
Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice
— Read on www.justice.gov/ag/presidential-commission-law-enforcement-and-administration-justice