Will Pandemic Be ‘Tipping Point’ For Justice Reform?

The release of older, vulnerable federal inmates as a protective health measure, with no discernible impact on crime rates, should be a sign that “the sky’s not going to fall” if the releases continue after the crisis, say reformers. They hope it can pave the way for a more evidence-based approach to crime and punishment.

#Say Their Names: Remembering Inmates Who Died

During the pandemic, many advocates and people who have family members incarcerated have been making sure that elected officials hear their voices — and their car horns. A procession organized in New Jersey Thursday honored those who died behind bars.