I'm deeply impressed by the work of @InnocenceIL to exonerate wrongly convicted individuals & reform the criminal justice system. Great to speak with @InnocenceIL interns about their thoughts on systemic racism, police reform, criminal justice reform, & #FirstStepAct .
Conversations about criminal justice reform will only stand to benefit from the reports released today.
At CADOJ, we will keep doing our part to promote access to the data that supports this critical work.
Maya Moore, a four-time WNBA champion, 6x All-Star and 2014 MVP, put her career on hold to pursue a career in criminal justice reform.
Moore led the charge in reopening this case. A judge overturned Jonathan Irons’ convictions. @Krisplashed@NYDNSports
5. The more specific we can make demands for criminal justice and police reform, the harder it will be for elected officials to just offer lip service to the cause and then fall back into business as usual once protests have gone away.
1. The protests represent a genuine and legitimate frustration over a decades-long failure to reform police practices and the broader criminal justice system. We should condemn the few who resort to violence––not the overwhelming majority who deserve our respect and support.
Anyone associated with the 1994 Crime Bill will not have a chance of being elected. In particular, African Americans will not be able to vote for you. I, on the other hand, was responsible for Criminal Justice Reform, which had tremendous support, & helped fix the bad 1994 Bill!
Sleepy JoeBiden’s 1994 Crime Bill was a total disaster. It was mass incarceration for Black people, many of them innocent. I did Criminal Justice Reform, something Obama & Biden didn’t even try to do - & couldn’t do even if they did try. Biden can never escape his Crime Bill!
Badly failing presidential candidate @KamalaHarris will not go to a very wonderful largely African American event today because yesterday I recieved a major award, at the same event, for being able to produce & sign into law major Criminal Justice Reform legislation, which will..