News & Analysis of Economic, Racial, Gender Justice and More

FEATURING IVETTE ALÉ - Of the nearly 2 million people incarcerated in the United States at any given time, more than half a million are held in local jails. And, a majority of those are being held before trial, which means they are innocent until proven guilty. The decision makers with most power to determine who is jailed and who isn’t are local judges, usually elected, but often operating without much accountability. Now, there is a growing effort toward judicial accountability, led by abolitionist organizations in Los Angeles. Now, Ivette Alé of La Defensa, has written about how to hold judges accountable, for YES! Magazine.

This post is for subscribers only

Subscribe now for free to watch the video of this interview (You can upgrade later to a paid membership to unlock exclusive content).

Sign up now Already have an account? Sign in
You’ve successfully subscribed to Rising Up With Sonali
Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in.
Great! You’ve successfully signed up.
Success! Your email is updated.
Your link has expired
Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.