Criminal Justice Reform
The latest Westminster Town Hall Forum looked at where we stand two years since George Floyd’s murder and was moderated by our Chief Impact Officer and Senior Vice President, Chanda Smith Baker.See Resource
Check out this educational forum to learn more about the role of the county attorney and meet the candidates running for the office this fall.
We are committed to dismantling the pervasive racial inequities of our society’s criminal legal system. Explore the ways we are pursuing justice, equity, and healing.
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This episode of Conversations with Chanda dives deep into policing with Tracey L. Meares, the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and Founding Director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School. Chanda and Tracey discuss the challenges police departments face as they work to ensure public safety while also building public trust.Listen
In this review of bail and pretrial justice in the United States, the authors analyze how the field of bail operates and why it operates as it does, focusing on its official and unofficial objectives, core assumptions and values, power dynamics, and technologies.Read
The grant will enable the Conviction Review Unit to hire a paralegal, pay for services such as forensic testing and translation, and cover other expenses.Read Story