Press

Since our founding, Equal Justice Under Law and our cases have been covered by over 400 articles, news stories, and interviews.

Below are just a few press highlights

(For more listings on each topic of litigation, please check out individual press pages:
Money Bail, Private Probation, Debtors Prisons, Drivers License Suspensions, Medical Marijuana, Sex Offense Registration Laws, Wealth-Based Banishment)

Too Poor to Drive Slate PieceToo Poor to Drive
Slate
September 27, 2017
By Henry Graber

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-19 at 2.49.58 PMTrapped in Poverty by Traffic Tickets
Detroit Free Press
May 24, 2017
By Niraj Warikoo

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-19 at 2.45.45 PMThe State Making Money Off Its Poorest Drivers
The Daily Beast
May 8, 2017
By Kate Briquilet

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-19 at 2.54.28 PMProbation-for-Profit Just Got Less Profitable
The Marshall Project
April 13, 2017
By Beth Schwartzapfel

 

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Pressure to Reform California’s Bail System Ramps Up
KCBS in San Francisco (CBS Affiliate)
January 31, 2017
Story by Susie Stemle
Features Phil Telfeyan Testifying Before Insurance Commission

Screen Shot 2017-06-16 at 4.37.29 PMLawsuit Alleges City of McCrory Bans Poor Residents
KARK in Little Rock, Arkansas (NBC Affiliate)
January 10, 2017
Story by Shannon Miller

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-19 at 2.52.27 PMAlabama Cities Agree to Stop Jailing People Too Poor to Post Bond
Reveal
December 8, 2016
By Amy Julia Harris

 

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California state lawmakers to make bail reform a top priority
Take Two on SCPR (Southern California Public Radio)
December 5, 2016
Story by Austin Cross and A Martinez
Radio interview with Executive Director Phil Telfeyan

Screen Shot 2017-06-19 at 2.41.48 PMA California Lawsuit Over the Cash Bail System Could Prompt Changes Across the US
Associated Press (here appearing in The Los Angeles Times)
December 26, 2015
By Paul Elias

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-16 at 4.29.24 PMAt Least 13 Inmates Released from Rutherford County Jail After Federal Order
WKRN in Nashville, TN (ABC Affiliate)
December 18, 2015
Story by Jessica Jaglois

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-19 at 2.38.13 PMCourt by Court, Lawyers Fight Policies That Fall Heavily on the Poor
The New York Times
October 23, 2015
By Shaila Dewan

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-19 at 2.58.38 PMPot Growers Face Charges – in a State Where Pot is Legal
USA Today
May 19, 2014
By Jolie Lee

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-16 at 3.55.39 PMFederal Charges Where Pot is Legal?!
CNN
Story by David Mattingly

 

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