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Machine Bias: There's Software Used Across the Country to Predict Future Criminals. And It's Biased Against Blacks.
by Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, Surya Mattu and Lauren Kirchner, ProPublica
Massachusetts Seeks Incarceration Alternatives for Parents.
de la Cruz. Rewire. April 13, 2016.
As DOJ Zeros In On Profit-Driving Policing, Advocate Urges Crackdown.
By Ryan J. Reilly. Huffington Post.
December 2, 2015
Report: Prisons Are Bad, But Electronic Monitoring Is Not The Answer.
By Eric Markowitz. International Business Times.
October 16, 2015
Court by Court, Lawyers Fight Policies That Fall Heavily on the Poor
By Shaila Dewan. NY Times
October 23, 2015
Instead of Jail, Court Fines Cut to Fit the Wallet
By Tina Rosenberg, NY Times
October 8, 2015
How to Fight Modern Day Debtors’ Prisons? Sue the Courts.
By Alysia Santo. The Marshall Project.
October 1, 2015
The program that's keeping women out of prison – and saving money
By Sadhbh Walshe. The Guardian.
September 17, 2015
Regional jail diversion program begins in Ashland, Holliston.
By Amanda Beland. MetroWest News
September 15, 2015
State Valor Act may apply to Westfield man accused of smashing wine bottles, smearing blood in restaurant’s kitchen.
By Rebecca Everett. Daily Hampshire Gazette.
September 2, 2015
Thinking Outside the Cell: Concrete Suggestions for Positive Change
By Susan Sered.
(July 24, 2015)
Women’s Center Works to Lower Recidivism Rates With ‘Immersion in Sisterhood’
(July 9, 2015)
The simple idea that could transform US criminal justice.
By Tina Rosenberg. The Guardian.
(June 23, 2015)
No New Jails. Period
. By Susan Sered.
(July 6, 2015)
Grassroots Coalition Responds to Withdrawal of Jail Expansion Bill, Calls for Systemic Change to Transform Unjust System
(June 18, 2015)
A Court Keeps People Out of Rikers While Remaining Tough.
By Jim Dwyer.
New York Times
June 11, 2015
Community Applauds Los Angeles Supervisors Motion to Halt Jail Plan
June 9, 2015
Prisons Shouldn't Create Debtors
June 5, 2015
Creating Community-based Alternatives to Incarceration: A Win – Win for Parents and Children
by Susan Sered
(June 2, 2015)
Guiding Families to a Fair Day in Court
by David Bornstein, NY Times
May 29, 2015
Activists cheer Scottish government rethink on new women’s prison
by Libby Brooks. The Guardian.
Getting to the Heart of the Issue:The Proposal for a $32 Million Dollar Jail
By Brian Dolinar
May 4, 2015
Susan Sered: Video: Alternatives to Incarceration
(December 15th, 2014)
A mental health jail is an oxymoron; Diversion is what's needed: Guest commentary
(August 24th, 2014)
A Nashville Business Run By Former Prostitutes Celebrates $1M In Sales
(July 28th, 2014)
How public pressure got two mothers out of jail
(July 22nd, 2014)
(July 16th, 2014)
FreeHer: Formerly Incarcerated Women Demand an End to Mass Incarceration
[includes coverage on Families for Justice as Healing and Black & Pink]
(June 26th, 2014)
The Sister of Second Chances
(June 13th, 2014)
Could less be more when it comes to probation supervision?
(June 4th, 2014)
Californians gaining momentum against prison and jail expansion
(June 3rd, 2014)
Women and Prison: A Cambridge Conversation
[includes coverage on Families for Justice as Healing]
(May 22nd, 2014)
TruthOut: The Untold, Real-Life Story Of The Prison In "Orange Is The New Black"
[includes coverage on PWG and Families for Justice as Healing]
(May 1st, 2014)
California CURB Coalition Defeats Two Major Prison & Jail Construction Proposals
(April 29th, 2014)
Reflections on the Campaign to Stop Jail Construction in Champaign County (IL)
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(February 23rd, 2014)
Facing Jail Time, Until a Lawyer With Survival Skills Helped Her Find Her Way
(February 11th, 2014)
Are We Really Witnessing the End of Mass Incarceration?
(February 10th, 2014)
Bail Fund Aims to Free Poor Defendants
(August 13th, 2012)
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