The Federal Government’s Execution Spree Must End

The Federal Government’s Execution Spree Must End

On July 25, 2019, US Attorney General William Barr announced that the US government would resume executions after a nearly two-decade hiatus. The first killing of the new regime occurred nearly a year later with the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee on July 14, 2020. In...
A Community Response to Pretrial Detention

A Community Response to Pretrial Detention

Community bail funds are an innovative challenge to a trenchant problem in the American criminal legal system: pretrial detention of people who have not yet been convicted of crimes they have been charged with. On any given day, half a million people who haven’t been...