News & Cases About Sentencing and Prison Reform

Guest blog: Life at Vaughn Prison as a Black Transwoman

Kamilla London describes life in prison as a black transwoman and the pressing need for reform.

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New Report about United States Bail System

“Selling Off Our Freedom” documents how the for-profit bail industry fuels mass incarceration and perpetuates racial inequalities.

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End mass incarceration to make prisons more safe

Delaware has the tenth most prisoners per capita in the United States. The long-term solution to this problem is not more guards, but fewer prisoners.

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Solitary Confinement Ended as We Know It in Delaware

Lawyers from CLASI, Pepper Hamilton LLP and ACLU of Delaware reach settlement with Delaware DOC.

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Confirmed: No executions for those on Delaware’s Death Row!

Delaware death sentences will be commuted to life sentences!

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ACLU-DE Attorneys represent transgender prisoner on civil rights violations

11/21/16 Update: some progress has been made.

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Delaware Supreme Court rules death penalty unconstitutional!

Delaware no longer has a death penalty!

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Meet Lee Stephenson

How can someone be a convicted drug dealer without ever selling drugs? Ask Lee Stephenson.

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Meet Corie Priest

Seven years later, Corie continues to pay for selling a drug that is now decriminalized in Delaware.

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