Stories

Stories told from the perspectives of Advocates, Public Defenders, clients, and more.

Orleans Chief Defender Derwyn Bunton

Derwyn Bunton

Orleans Chief Defender Derwyn Bunton
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Stop making prosecution a pre-requisite to power

Changing Paths to Power

Stop making prosecution a pre-requisite to power
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10 Questions with Emily Galvin Almanza

PFJ in the ABA Journal

10 Questions with Emily Galvin Almanza
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New to the job but already making an impact

Victories in Yolo

New to the job but already making an impact
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Towing fees are intractable--and cementing poverty.

Unforgiving Towing Fines Deepen Inequality

Towing fees are intractable--and cementing poverty.
Addie Gilson
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Oakland, California
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The criminal legal system is keeping people poor

Impact of the Carceral System on Economic Stability and Mobility

The criminal legal system is keeping people poor
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It turns out income, housing, and access to care are key in creating public safety.

What Really Lowers Crime

It turns out income, housing, and access to care are key in creating public safety.
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Children and families as the "hidden victims" of the legal system

Generational Harm

Children and families as the "hidden victims" of the legal system
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Just a few years behind bars can increase risk of death by 80% and shave a decade off a person's life.

Incarceration Destroys Health

Just a few years behind bars can increase risk of death by 80% and shave a decade off a person's life.
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