Our top picks for essential reading on bail reform, mass incarceration, and The Bail Project, Inc.’s efforts across the country.
St. Louis bail disruptor Tracy Stanton penned a powerful op–ed for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch sharing her personal experience at the inhumane Workhouse jail.
The Bail Project’s statewide advocacy and policy manager Mike Milton wrote an op–ed for the St. Louis American on the critical need to address the systemic issues of poverty, institutional racism and public health inequities which drive so many into the criminal legal system.
Kentucky was an early adopter of risk assessments in an effort to release more people without bail. But the algorithms are reproducing systemic inequities.