If, like me, you’ve been reading about the Trump Administration’s troubling attacks on the U.S.
When the Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration released a report earlier this year recommending sweeping changes to the state’s criminal legal system – changes the ACLU of Michigan’s Smart Justice campa
Four years ago, my son Jabari and other Flint schoolchildren poisoned by lead-contaminated drinking water sued the state and local school districts because they were not getting the special education services required by law.
What the woman we’ll call Maria most wants people to know is how very thankful she is, first to God, and then to all the people who worked to get her out of the Calhoun County Jail. Once that gratitude is expressed, though, the message she wants to send is one of alarm over the threat asylum seek
For nearly two years, I served as a public defender in Berrien County, representing poor people accused of committing crimes.
The current state of the world is filled with both confusion and unrest. We are in the midst of a global pandemic, in addition to a battle with racial injustice and inequality. The heavily publicized death of George Floyd, following the deaths of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, has sparked glob