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  • Nazish Dholakia
    Nazish Dholakia
  • Insha Rahman
    Insha Rahman
June 09, 2021

Four Ways the Pandemic Made Us Rethink Our Criminal Legal System

  • Nicholas Turner
    Nicholas Turner
    June 03, 2021

    The Vera Institute of Justice celebrates the life and mourns the death of Michael E. Smith.

    Mr. Smith spent two decades of his professional life at Vera, serving as director of the London office, deputy director, and then as president from 1978 to 1994. Known to be intellectually creative, unusually persuasive, and a skilled teacher, Mr. Smith took t ...

    • Nazish Dholakia
      Nazish Dholakia
    • Daniela Gilbert
      Daniela Gilbert
    May 27, 2021

    What Happens When We Send Mental Health Providers Instead of Police

    • Kimberly Haven
    May 21, 2021

    Series: Women's Voices

    Women with Lived Experience in the Criminal Legal System Must Lead the Way

    • Tiheba Bain
    May 20, 2021

    Series: Women's Voices

    A Seat at the Table for Women Living with Convictions for Violent Offenses

    • Kelly Savage-Rodriguez
    May 19, 2021

    Series: Women's Voices

    Being Together Alone: How I Stayed Connected to My Family in Prison

    • Lashonia Thompson-El
    May 18, 2021

    Series: Women's Voices

    Great Mentors Create Great Mentors

    • Nazish Dholakia
      Nazish Dholakia
    May 17, 2021

    Series: Women's Voices

    Women's Incarceration Rates Are Skyrocketing. These Advocates Are Trying to Change That.

    • Erica Bryant
      Erica Bryant
    May 07, 2021

    More Than 5 Million Children Have Had an Incarcerated Parent

    • Erica Bryant
      Erica Bryant
    April 30, 2021

    Working for Pennies Just to Buy Overpriced Soap in Prison

    • Margaret diZerega
      Margaret diZerega
    • Nazish Dholakia
      Nazish Dholakia
    April 28, 2021

    College in Prison Adapts as COVID-19 Upends Education in Schools Everywhere

    • Shaina Aber
      Shaina Aber
    • Megan Mack
      Megan Mack
    April 27, 2021

    End the Cycle of Crises for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children