This ACLU research report, “Reckless Lawmaking: How Debt-Based Driver's License Suspension Laws Impose Harm and Waste Resources,” documents the pervasive practice of using driver’s license suspension as a consequence for unpaid fines and fees.
As COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Colorado, the virus remains a serious threat to the health and lives of people living and working behind bars, and surrounding communities.October 1, 2020 Criminal Legal Reform
Bring Our Neighbors Home is a multi-year, community driven campaign to increase pretrial liberty while working to end wealth-based detention and combat racism at every stage of the criminal legal system.January 1, 2020 Criminal Legal Reform
Cashing in on Cruelty: Stories of death, abuse and neglect at the GEO immigration detention facility in Aurora
On November 17, 2017, federal immigration agents arrested Kamyar Samimi, a Legal Permanent Resident who had lived in the U.S. for over four decades, at his home in Thornton, Colorado.September 17, 2019 Immigrants’ Rights
Colorado’s municipal courts operate in the shadow of state law, with little meaningful statewide oversight or accountability. Without such oversight, Colorado municipal court judges function largely unchecked as they determine daily how their city will mete out justice.October 5, 2017 Criminal Legal Reform