18 Jan 2023

Individuals with mental health issues are often mistreated during a crisis. They may be put into the back of a police car and transported to mental health facilities across the state. Wisconsinites are standing up to this challenging situation and petitioning for various solutions, such as regional crisis centers and psychiatric emergency rooms. Learn more […]

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3 Jan 2023

The Martha Wright-Reed Just and Reasonable Communications Act of 2022 is on its way to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law. The passage of this act represents a significant victory for the incarcerated, their loved ones, and our society at large. The average cost of a 30-minute prison phone call is $5, placing […]

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30 Dec 2022

What Happens After Cash Bail? 

On behalf of Jasti & Khandhar   |   Cash Bail

Illinois has reached the finish line in the race to completely eliminate cash bail. This will end the inequality of poor defendants being trapped behind bars while defendants with means walk free while facing the same charges. As this article states, “the longer a person is held in jail, the more likely they are to lose […]

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