Criminalizing Poverty Blog


OPD's Criminalizing Poverty Blog

News and articles related to the criminalization of poverty. For more, please go to our "resources" page.

A Series on Community Bail Funds: Post 2 of 6

A dysfunctional bail system contributes to mass incarceration. 

Conversations around criminal justice reform often center on mass incarceration. In this recent article, Professor Cynthia Jones argues that “[e]fforts to stem the tide of mass incarceration that ignore the dysfunctional bail system—as well as the racial and ethnic disparities it produces—will be ineffective and incomplete.”

Read more here.

Comments are closed.