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justice not jails

TUESDAY, 4 SEPTEMBER 2018

BAIL REFORM

So Much for The Great California Bail Celebration
Abbie Vansickle: In the days leading up to the bill’s passage, many proponents of bail reform pulled their support. Several, including the ACLU, Human Rights Watch and San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, disavowed the law completely.


Breaking Open the "Black Box"

Wendy Sawyer: A new paper argues that algorithmic risk assessments may further muddy the waters.
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What’s Really Happening With the National Prison Strike?

Nicole Lewis: Organizers, both in and outside of the prison, say they encouraged inmates across the country to refuse to work or spend money to curtail the profits they say prisons and private companies make off their incarceration.
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ICE Detainees Are Supposed to Get Three Square Meals a Day—But They Don’t

Claire Brown: ICE is partnering with prisons and jails to detain immigrants, but they're not meeting the agency's standards when it comes to feeding detainees.
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Immigrants Detained in Victorville Sue Over 'Inhumane' Conditions

Chantal da Silva: "They are locked in prison cells for much of the day and all night. No healthcare provider has assessed them, asked if they are suicidal, or attempted to help them cope with underlying trauma."


 
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