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L.A. Board of Supervisors Present Motion to Close Men’s Central Jail within a Year
July 8, 2020
Solis announced the movement on the table that was in deliberation on July 7, to close one of Los Angeles’ largest correctional facilities; Men’s Central Jail looks to be shut down in one year. In retrospect, the supervisors reflected on the role of mental health within the justice system and found that mental health issues should not equate into carrying out time imprisoned without healing treatment. ... read more »
A New Way of Life Reentry Project announces opening of ninth safe home in South Los Angeles
April 23, 2020
The non-profit organization will welcome women released from local jails and state prisons, as those facilities attempt to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. ... read more »
“Care First, Jails Last” for a Healthier, Safer Los Angeles County
April 9, 2020
Far too many people cycle in and out of jail instead of getting the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives ... read more »
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Film Review: “16 Bars”
October 31, 2019
Speech (aka Todd Thomas) from the band Arrested Development is doing spirit work inside a city jail in jail of Richmond, VA. In Theaters November 8 in NYC and on November 15 in L.A. ... read more »
‘I am still strong, still standing’ Tracie Hunter released early from jail; seeks exoneration
October 17, 2019
Cheers went up as Hunter moved into sight as she walked alone to the jail release area door. ... read more »
Opponents of New Jail Expansion Say It’s a Waste of Over $2 Million
July 12, 2018
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently approved the final environmental impact report for the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility--otherwise known as the new “mental health jail”. The approval green lights, what opponents to the project are calling “a wasteful spending of over $2.2 billion to build nearly 4,000 new jail cells for an already failing jail system.”   ... read more »
Rwanda Jails Women’s Rights Activist After Presidential Bid
October 5, 2017
Later, she was disqualified from appearing on the ballot due to an alleged lack of signatures. ... read more »
Bail Reform Is About Criminal Justice and Economic Justice
September 28, 2017
There are many injustices in our nation’s criminal justice system. But one of the greatest injustices occurs before the accused are even convicted of a crime. It’s the application of our money bail system, and it works like this.  ... read more »
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Attorneys Renew Efforts to Keep Baca Free on Bond During Appeal
August 31, 2017
Defense attorneys renewed efforts Monday to keep former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca free on bond while he appeals his conviction on charges of obstruction of justice and making false statements. ... read more »
Baca Denied Bail During Appeal of His Conviction
July 27, 2017
A federal judge on July 20, rejected a bid by former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca to remain free on bail pending an appeal of his conviction for scheming to derail an FBI probe of corruption in the jails. ... read more »
California grants rare look inside largest death row
January 6, 2016
With executions on hold in California and a death penalty appeals process that can take years, many inmates on the nation's largest death row say they spend little time worrying about the lethal injection that may one day kill them. ... read more »
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