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Posted inCrime, Reform & Abolition, Politics & Democracy

How the judicial selection process can prop up bias in the criminal justice system

Earlier this year in Harris County, Texas, 17 Black women were elected to the judiciary, bringing the total number of Black judges in the county to 25, or 33%. In the wake of the national media attention that followed, one of the candidates shared how her grassroots outreach campaign sparked increased voter engagement when people […]