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October 10, 2018

Jury duty. When we hear these words, most of us feel exasperation or annoyance. Maybe it’s because we think it will be time consuming, costly, or just plain boring. If we decide not to show up, we’re penalized for it. To many, it makes sense why the words jury duty are...

March 13, 2018

Most people probably cannot name the person they elected into office that controls their local criminal justice system, even if they support criminal justice reform. Hint: she’s a prosecutor.  Yet, we’re starting to hear more and more about these influential political...

January 8, 2018

Jail visiting protocols are notorious punitive for family members and those trying to see people behind bars.  In the purported interest of public safety, these regulations can be impractical to the point of cruelty.  While the outside world has become accustomed to in...

July 12, 2017

John T. Williams, a Native American woodcarver, was shot for failing to drop his knife while walking down the street in Seattle 2010.  The U.S. Department of Justice investigated the Seattle Police Department and concluded there were "serious concerns about biased poli...

May 17, 2017

Conversations between police and community are crucial, especially about important topics like race and implicit bias

April 26, 2017

Implicit or unconscious bias has become a buzzword. Find out what it is all about in this New York Times video

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January 16, 2019

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