Weekly Digest #6

Chapel Hill to Assist with Unpaid Court Fees  Illinois Eliminates Driver’s License Suspension for Non-Moving Violations Harnessing Data from North Carolina’s Jails to Inform Effective Policies Pregnant and shackled: why inmates are still giving birth cuffed and...

Weekly Digest #5

Wake Forest University Spring Symposium: Bail Reform Coercive Plea Bargaining Has Poisoned the Criminal Justice System. It’s Time to Suck the Venom Out. Court Portrait of Writer of Notorious Slave Ruling Reviewed
Upcoming Convenings

Upcoming Convenings

Here are several opportunities to join members of the Commission to discuss critical topics: THE PEOPLE’S CONVENING ON FINES AND FEES IN NC February 14, 11:00 AM – February 15, 2020 4:00 PM Bennett College Global Learning Center 521 Gorrell Street...

Weekly Digest #4

Here’s what we’re reading this week: Top Trends in State Criminal Justice Reform, 2019 Guilford courts reduce bond requirements for those accused of minor, nonviolent crimes Indigent defense systems across the country have been chronically under-resourced...

Weekly Digest #3

Indigent defense systems across the country have been chronically under-resourced for decades, leading to a broken justice system New York Bail Reform Most former felons in California now eligible for jury duty Historic Lynching and Corporal Punishment in Contemporary...