Incarceration

Resources

Published: 
Friday, August 12, 2022
This rise in mass incarceration is a result of decades of “tough on crime” policies, mandatory minimums and harsh sentencing practices leading to the growth of the prison industrial complex.  
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Monday, August 31, 2020
Those released from jail due to COVID-19 should never have been in jail in the first place. We can't go back to mass incarceration.
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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Friday, February 8, 2019
The legislative process isn’t just about laws; It’s about people. This is why we need you, our ACLU-WA members and supporters, to join us in advancing our 2019 legislative agenda.
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
Read about our 2019 Washington State Legislative Agenda
Published: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Voters often overlook this local election, but it’s a key way to curb mass incarceration. What few people realize is that prosecuting attorneys play a leading role in shaping the criminal system— and that voters in their communities elect them to the job.
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Civil liberties highlights from the 2018 Washington State Legislative Session
News Release, Published: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The Washington Legislature has passed a bill (E2SHB 1783) which will ensure that poor people are not unfairly jailed or tied for years to the criminal justice system because they are unable to pay court-imposed debts known as Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs).

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