NC courts expand in-person proceedings, but online options may not be going anywhere (NC Policy Watch, 3/17/2021)
Orange County Is Taking Steps to Make Its Criminal Justice System More Equitable (INDY Week, 3/17/2021)
NC county jail population crept up during August through October of 2020 after pandemic reduction (NC Policy Watch, The Progressive Pulse Blog, 2/4/2021)
Honoring Community Leaders Across North Carolina (Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly, 11/8/2020)
SONG Durham raises over $60,000 to bail Black mothers out of jail (The Daily Tar Heel, 10/28/2020)
Orange County Sheriff, UNC Distinguished Professor Both Recipients of Dogwood Awards (Chapelboro.com, 10/21/2020)
NC Insider - Misdemeanor Reform
NC governor to sheriffs: No extra state COVID-19 resources available for jail inmates
North Carolina: A Quiet Leader in Criminal Justice Reform
Guilford courts reduce bond requirements for those accused of minor, nonviolent crimes (News and Record, 11/13/2019)
High bail keeps many in jail for low-level crimes. NC should change that in 2020. (News & Observer, 12/27/2019)
Pretrial Program Nears End of Pilot Year(Smokey Mountain News 12/04/2019)
From Bond to Reform, One Woman Experiences North Carolina’s Bail System (The News&Observer 12/01/2019)
Inside North Carolina’s bail system: One woman’s story (The Times News, 11/23/2019)
NC Should Pare Down Criminal Code (The Robesonian, 11/14/2019)
Alamance Bail System Lawsuit (News and Record, 11/13/2019)
Decluttering criminal code would ease burden, experts say(Laurinburg Exchange News, 10/23/19)
Guest on WUNC’s The State of Things (WUNC 91.5, 06/26/2019)
Guest on WUNC’s The State of Things (WUNC 91.5, 05/22/2019)
Bail isn’t supposed to punish (Carolina Journal, 4/29/19)
Clear criminal laws would save money (The Locker Room, 3/19/19)
Jailed for being poor? In Mecklenburg, no more (The News & Observer, 03/02/2019)
Pretrial Reform in Haywood County (UNC TV, ncIMPACT show, 2/25/2019)
Lawyers needed for pretrial pilot program (Smoky Mountain News, 11/28/18)
State weighs changes to bail system to reduce burden on the poor (WRAL, 11/19/18)
Pretrial release program comes to Western NC (Smoky Mountain News, 9/26/18)
Pretrial Justice Reform Discussed at NC Courts Commission on Friday (Conservatives for Criminal Justice Reform website, 9/14/18)
Chief Justice’s Commission Issues Report With Blueprint For Improving Indigent Defense (ncbarblog.com, 8/10/18)
Legislative Victory Gets N.C. Closer to an Effective, Efficient, and Fair Criminal Code (John Locke Foundation, 6/28/18)
Lawmakers Take Important Step Toward Fixing N.C.’s Criminal Code (John Locke Foundation, 6/20/18)
Bill would make agencies list all crimes on N.C.’s books (Carolina Journal, 6/8/18)
N.C. criminal code a mess and needs a makeover, Smith says (Carolina Journal, 4/9/18)
Is NC’s cash bail system just? Advocates, reforms in other states raise serious doubts (NC Policy Watch, 3/29/18)
“You Don’t Say,” WPTF News Radio, Jan. 6, 2017 (also podcast).
Rethinking Juvenile Justice, Wilmington Star News (Aug. 10, 2016).
Public Comment Sought on Juvenile Justice Reform, Citizen Times (Aug. 12, 2016).
Should NC Raise Juvenile Age to 18, The Times-News (Aug. 6, 2016).
Raising the Juvenile Age Good for All, Fayetteville Observer (Aug. 6, 2016).
Time to Raise NC’s Majority Age?, The Robesonian (Aug. 2, 2016).
Is a 16-Year Old Really an Adult?, Greensboro News & Record (July 31, 2016).
Weighing Potential Benefits of Juvenile Justice Reform, The Herald-Sun (Aug. 4, 2016).
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