criminal justice reform

WXXI live forum examines racial disparities in Rochester

WXXI hosts its fifth live, televised forum. This edition will examine racial disparities in Rochester.
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Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:55am
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Connections: Discussing injustices in America's court system

We're joined by Amy Bach, author of “Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds Court.” Bach is the CEO of Measures for Justice, which gathers and analyzes...
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Tue, 07/28/2020 - 10:28am
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Law enforcement groups, GOP lawmakers seek pause on criminal justice reform

Law enforcement leaders and some Republicans in the New York State Legislature are pushing back against recent criminal justice reforms approved by Gov....
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 2:13pm
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More rallies and marches around Rochester for racial justice and equity

Hundreds of people turned out again in downtown Rochester on Saturday as part of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations that have been going on since...
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Sun, 06/14/2020 - 6:35am
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Connections: Discussing criminal justice reform and the BLM movement with local public defenders

On Monday, local public defenders marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. As reported by WXXI's Noelle Evans, it was one of many...
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Tue, 06/09/2020 - 10:31am
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Connections: Discussing updates in criminal justice reform with Amy Bach from Measures for Justice

Amy Bach, president and executive director of Measures for Justice , returns to Connections. Bach is a Rochester native whose work is aimed at...
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 9:36am
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Connections: An update on the state of bail reform in New York State

One week after new bail reform laws went into effect in New York State, Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling for changes. The reforms ended cash bail for...
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Wed, 01/08/2020 - 9:51am
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Connections: The debate over bail reform legislation in New York State

Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter recently wrote an op-ed for the Democrat and Chronicle in which he called for the state to reverse its bail reform...
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:02am
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Supporters of bail reform, discovery law changes rebut backlash to new laws

Law enforcement groups have pushed back against criminal justice changes that take effect in January, including the end to most forms of cash bail. But...
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:30pm
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Activists say new harassment law “tramples on the first amendment’

Rev. Lewis Stewart, faith leaders and criminal justice advocates are asking Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo not to sign a controversial law. The...
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Fri, 11/22/2019 - 11:38am
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