Wealth should never decide a person’s freedom.
The city of Sherwood agrees to stop jailing people for debts they are too poor to pay.
Behind Many ‘Mom and Pop’ Bail Bonds Shops Is a Huge Insurance Corporation Out to Profit From Misery
Every year, money bail boosts bail insurance corporations’ profits at the expense of millions of low-income people of color.
I Spent More Than 6 Years in Prison. Now I’m Deputy Director of the ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice.
The Smart Justice Campaign’s 50-state plan will be a driving force in ending mass incarceration in the U.S.
The cash bail system in America damages and takes lives.
Being poor shouldn’t be a crime. New guidelines direct judges to make sure it isn’t.
James Burns Chose to Go Back Into Solitary Confinement for 30 Days, and He Livestreamed His Experience to Show the World Its Cruelty
James Burns suffered through solitary confinement as a young man. He went back between the walls to push for its abolition.
In Stunning Reversal, Law Enforcement, Military, and Security Advisors Urge Homeland Security to Shift Away from Private Prisons
With people’s lives hanging in the balance, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson should move quickly to reduce for-profit detention.
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