Media Briefing: The Real Deal on Bail Reform, January 22, 2020


January 22, 2020

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, JLUSA hosted a press briefing with fellow partners, to discuss New York State’s newly-enacted bail reform laws and the bad faith criticisms against the laws.

DeAnna Hoskins, president and CEO of JustLeadershipUSA, Marie Ndiaye, supervising attorney, Decarceration Project at the Legal Aid Society, and Monica Smith, Criminal Justice program officer, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights briefed local and state reporters on the new laws, and how bail reform has empowered both marginalized communities and formerly-incarcerated people throughout the state.