Jailed Without Conviction? John Jay/Public Welfare Symposium on Pre-Trial Detention


NPR Investigative journalist Laura Sullivan speaks to symposium attendees about pretrial detention

The “front end” of America’s criminal justice system–the period between arrest and trial—is rarely explored by journalists and the general public. But it is often the real test of the fairness and equal justice promised under our democracy. And many critics charge the system today in the U.S. is heavily weighted against the poor and
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