Justice Reform

17 May 2018

Family Separation Policies and Access to Justice in Detention Systems - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, May 17, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
The administration has engaged in a wide range of policies that are causing immigrant and refugee families to be separated. The detention of community members and the recent raid in Tennessee demonstrate how mothers and fathers are being separated...
10 Apr 2018

Brooklyn DA Gonzalez Previews ‘Justice 2020’ Report, Talks Trends in Reform Movement

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
District Attorneys may be the most important players in the criminal justice system. Often termed the “gate-keepers of the system,” they decide who gets charged and with what. A culture of associating incarceration with public safety has led to a...
17 May 2017

The Price of Justice: America’s Unfair Bail and Prosecution System

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
The justice reform system in the United States has made one thing clear: the constitutional principle of “innocent until proven guilty” is only reserved for those who can afford it.
16 May 2017

Discuss Closing Rikers with Judge Jonathan Lippmann, Glenn Martin and Justice Reform Funders

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
In February of 2016, two dozen policymakers, funders, advocates, and experts came together under the leadership of Judge Jonathan Lippmann to form an independent Commission to close the Rikers Island Prison Complex.
28 Feb 2017

Prison Is The Most Unaffordable Housing

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
There is a documented link between rising housing costs, the recent drastic growth of evictions, and the exploding prison population. Over 100 cities in the United States criminalize life-sustaining activities such as sleeping, eating, and food-...

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