August 3, 2018


“This is no way to run a justice system”: Detroit nonprofit works towards a future without bail [Stateside]

In 2016, Bridge Magazine reported that 41 percent of people sitting in Michigan jails are there because they cannot afford to pay bail. In Wayne County, that figure rises to 60 percent. Amanda Alexander is the founder and executive director of the Detroit Justice Center, which seeks to reform mass incarceration on a local level. The state of Michigan’s...
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