#Criminal justice

  • Article: Los Angeles Country Erases $90 Million in Juvenile Court Fees

    Los Angeles Country Erases $90 Million in Juvenile Court Fees

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 11, 2018

    Criminal justice reform advocates are calling this a breakthrough moment. Read more

  • Feature: Activists and Artists Call for Criminal Justice Reform at New York’s Apollo Theater
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    Activists and Artists Call for Criminal Justice Reform at New York’s Apollo Theater

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 24, 2018

    “At What Cost,” hosted by Global Citizen and the Vera Institute for Justice, focused on change. Read more

  • Article: San Francisco Erases $32 Million in Criminal Fees for 21,000 People

    San Francisco Erases $32 Million in Criminal Fees for 21,000 People

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 23, 2018

    “We should be actively helping people to get their lives back on track." Read more

  • Article: Texas Inmate's Suicide Highlights Need to End Cash Bail, Advocates Say

    Texas Inmate's Suicide Highlights Need to End Cash Bail, Advocates Say

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    Cash bail has enormous consequences for people living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Why It's a Crime to Be Poor in America
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    Why It's a Crime to Be Poor in America

    By Katie Dallas|Aug. 7, 2018

    And what Global Citizens are going to do about it. Read more

  • Article: 9 Trailblazing South African Activists You Need to Know

    9 Trailblazing South African Activists You Need to Know

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 6, 2018

    Nelson Mandela may be South Africa’s best-known activist, but he’s far from its only force for good. Read more

  • Article: Jay-Z Is Investing in a Company That Helps People Pay for Bail and Stay Out of Prison

    Jay-Z Is Investing in a Company That Helps People Pay for Bail and Stay Out of Prison

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 20, 2018

    “We are increasingly alarmed by the injustice in our criminal justice system.” Read more

  • Article: Rape Survivors’ Sexual History Is Used Against Them in Court, Say Campaigners

    Rape Survivors’ Sexual History Is Used Against Them in Court, Say Campaigners

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 29, 2018

    “We cannot allow rape trials to be inquisitions into the complainant’s sex life.” Read more