#Cash Bail

  • Feature: After a 27-Year Sentence, This Man Is Giving Prisoners Hope and Knowledge
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    After a 27-Year Sentence, This Man Is Giving Prisoners Hope and Knowledge

    By Daniele Selby|May 17, 2019

    Lawrence Bartley was released on parole last year after serving 27 years and two months in prison. Read more

  • Feature: How One Man's 36-Month Prison Sentence Became a 'Silent Life Sentence'
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    How One Man's 36-Month Prison Sentence Became a 'Silent Life Sentence'

    By Daniele Selby|May 16, 2019

    Michael 'Zaki' Smith lost his job last year because of a crime he committed almost two decades ago. Read more

  • Feature: He Spent a Decade in the System. Now He's Keeping People Out of Prison.
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    He Spent a Decade in the System. Now He's Keeping People Out of Prison.

    By Daniele Selby|May 15, 2019

    When no one would hire him, Coss Marte came up with a solution to help himself and others. Read more

  • Feature: Why These Children of Incarcerated Parents Are Rallying to Be Heard
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    Why These Children of Incarcerated Parents Are Rallying to Be Heard

    By Daniele Selby|May 14, 2019

    Over 10 million children have been impacted by parental incarceration at some point in their lives. Read more

  • Feature: This Woman Spent Last Mother's Day in Jail. This Year, She's Bailing Moms Out.
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    This Woman Spent Last Mother's Day in Jail. This Year, She's Bailing Moms Out.

    By Daniele Selby|May 10, 2019

    Tiara Moore’s bail was set at $100,000. Read more

  • Article: How Global Citizens Helped Move Cash Bail Reform Forward in New York
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    How Global Citizens Helped Move Cash Bail Reform Forward in New York

    By Sophie Barbier|April 12, 2019

    Legislators agreed on some reforms, but cash bail is not yet eliminated for all. Read more

  • Article: Why Activists Say New York's Cash Bail Reform Doesn't Go Far Enough
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    Why Activists Say New York's Cash Bail Reform Doesn't Go Far Enough

    By Daniele Selby|April 9, 2019

    The bill passed on March 31 ends cash bail for most misdemeanors and non-violent crimes. Read more

  • Article: 6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked
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    6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    By Daniele Selby|March 15, 2019

    Eliminating the cash bail system does not mean that communities will become less safe. Read more