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News November 8
Joe Biden ran on the most progressive criminal justice platform of any major party candidate in generations. So what can he actually do?
The System October 30
Bail reform is state-by-state and full of fits and starts. Some activists are taking direct action, raising funds to bail out defendants too poor to pay.
The System October 28
A tool that is supposed to ensure that people make their court dates has become another avenue for class and race inequities.
News March 14, 2019
Judges have drastically cut back on bail and jail in criminal cases, a new study shows. And defendants are still showing up in court.
Analysis August 30, 2018
The first state to abolish cash bail. Why are proponents so unhappy?
Feature July 13, 2018
A unique database offered an unprecedented look at the lucrative business.
Feature July 13, 2018
But a haven for bail bondsmen is getting less friendly.
Life Inside June 1, 2017
A small business owner fights back against changes in the bail industry.