This is a trying time for our country. We unequivocally condemn the racist, bigoted, and terrorist acts taken in Charlottesville. We believe in speaking out and taking action to tear down legacies of hate, especially in our justice system. In our juvenile justice system, youth of color are disproportionally imprisoned. We remain committed to closing Read More
Our country’s system of youth incarceration is unjust, ineffective and costly. The overwhelming evidence shows that alternatives to youth prisons are more fair, more safe, and more economically sound.
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Dear Colleagues, As you may know, the Connecticut Bar has decided not to recommend our colleague Reginald Dwayne Betts to the bar at this time. Although you have may already signed an online petition on change.org in support of Dwayne, please consider signing this letter which will be formally submitted to the Connecticut Bar Examining Read More
MILWAUKEE — Youth Justice Milwaukee (YJM) released the following statement in response to the federal lawsuit against state prison officials with the Department of Corrections filed by two former inmates at Copper Lake School for Girls, including one who says a guard helped her harm herself: “These allegations, if true, are absolutely appalling. The staff Read More