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Archive: November 2021

Bass Connections Team Explores Need for Better Jail Data in North Carolina

November 23, 2021

“We can’t have any evidence-based solutions because we don’t have the evidence. We’re not able to gather and collect evidence. That’s why it’s very important that we have the data so that we can know what’s happening,” — A North … Continue Reading →

National Harm from Suspending Licenses in Response to Unpaid, Unaffordable Court Fines and Fees

October 7, 2021

By Annie Han

Driving is critical for many people in North Carolina. North Carolinians need to drive to work, to take their children to school, and to complete other everyday tasks like grocery shopping and attending to their health. But, … Continue Reading →

#StartSmall Provides Wilson Center Almost $500,000 Gift to Fund Forensics Reform Work

September 10, 2021

The Wilson Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law is excited to announce a nearly $500,000 gift from Twitter and Square co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey’s #StartSmall philanthropic initiative, to support a new project aimed at rethinking policy regarding … Continue Reading →

Duke Center for Science and Justice Tracking Police Reform Legislation By State

July 14, 2020

While people across the nation took to the streets to protest the brutal police killing of George Floyd, lawmakers responded by introducing a series of police reform policies.

To date, there have been at least 78 pieces of police reform-related … Continue Reading →