Though officially deemed unconstitutional, the debtors’ prison scheme consists of jailing low-income individuals for not being able to pay their legal financial obligations (“LFOs”), also known as criminal justice debt.
Rent stabilization is an invaluable tool in the fight for NYC affordable housing. But property owners are using a loophole to remove stabilization.
Nicolas Duque-Franco¥ Duque-Franco: What is—and how did—Just Leadership USA’s (“JLUSA”) mission come about? Marton: JLUSA’s mission is to cut the correctional population of the United States in half by 2030. The year was chosen in part because it is an
Peter Leasure & Tia Stevens Andersen∞ Abstract Upon completion of their sentences and when attempting to ‘reenter’ society, offenders face large barriers, often referred to as the ‘collateral consequences’ of conviction. One of the largest barriers, given the stigma of