#Incarceration

  • Article: Bail Reform: 6 Myths And Misconceptions About Cash Bail, Busted

    Bail Reform: 6 Myths And Misconceptions About Cash Bail, Busted

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

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

  • Article: Maryland’s Free Sanitary Product Policy Isn’t Being Enforced

    Maryland’s Free Sanitary Product Policy Isn’t Being Enforced

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 6, 2019

    Correctional facilities aren’t honoring a free sanitary bill that passed in 2018. Read more

  • Article: These Kits Provide Menstrual Health Education and Jobs for Incarcerated People

    These Kits Provide Menstrual Health Education and Jobs for Incarcerated People

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 27, 2019

    “It’s a basic human need that we’re meeting.” Read more

  • Article: Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'

    Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 20, 2019

    Menstrual health advocates explain why his comments are so harmful. Read more

  • Article: Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back

    Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 30, 2018

    Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for women in Mauritania. Read more

  • 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

  • Article: California Becomes First State to End Cash Bail — But Falls Short of True Reform
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    California Becomes First State to End Cash Bail — But Falls Short of True Reform

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 29, 2018

    The bill replaces one unjust system with another, advocates argue. 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