Category Archives: News

The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 30, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Opinion: New Rules For Rikers Commenting on Mayor de Blasio’s plan to combat violence on Rikers, Fortune president JoAnne Page writes “there should be concern about…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 23, 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

  A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– NYPD Poised To Create Special Unit To Investigate Officer-Involved Shootings The NYPD is poised to create a new squad dedicated to…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 16, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Opinion: Rikers Island Is Still Fucked, And It’s Terrifying To Fortune Society VP Stanley Richards, the “culture of violence” at Rikers “is an…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 9, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– Ben Carson Says Being Gay Is A Choice, Citing Prison Example Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon and potential Republican presidential candidate, said…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of March 2, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ———————————————————————————————————– NYC’s First Lady Chirlane McCray Discusses the Challenges of Finding Effective Mental Health Services And the Intersection of Mental Health and Criminal…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 23, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. ——— The Bad Cop Database: A Radical New Idea For Keeping Tabs On Police Misconduct The largest organization of public defenders in the…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 16, 2015

Monday, February 16, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Cop Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Akai Gurley Has Been Indicted On Manslaughter Charges Rookie cop Peter Liang was indicted by a Brooklyn grand…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 9, 2015

Monday, February 9, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Study Finds Court Fees Also Punish The Families Of Those Who Owe A report on the growth of court fees that are charged to often-impoverished…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of February 2, 2015

Monday, February 2, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. State Panel Rips Rikers Staff In Gruesome Death Of Diabetic, Mentally Ill Inmate The NYS Commission of Correction wants a federal probe into…Read More

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The Fortune Society News Of The Week — the week of January 19, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A wide-ranging collection of news and opinion from the previous week focusing on criminal justice policy, advocacy, and reform. Raise New York Criminal Age To 18, No Teens In Adult Jail Gov. Cuomo will submit legislation incorporating recommendations made by a juvenile justice panel,…Read More

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