See and hear members of our team discuss the importance of ending poverty jailing, the devastating impacts of private probation, alternatives to financial bail, and the process of investigating and building a case. Read media coverage of our cases.


Alec Karakatsanis, The Johnson Institute for responsible leadership

Watch Civil Rights Corps Founder and Executive Director Alec Karakatsanis talk about our urgent work after being awarded the Emerging Leader Award by the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership at the University of Pittsburgh.


In Fight Over Bail’s Fairness, a Sheriff Joins the Critics - THE NEW YORK TIMES

Read New York Times coverage of our work to end wealth-based detention in Harris County, Texas here


To the left, watch some of the probable cause videos we played in court during the March 2017 preliminary injunction hearing. 


Katherine Hubbard, AirTalk

Civil Rights Corps attorney Katherine Hubbard discusses how California's bail system keeps people in jail simply because they cannot pay. 

justice, not profit

A look at the investigative process behind our case against the private probation company, Providence Community Corrections in Rutherford County, Tennessee. The case was begun by Civil Rights Corps staff when they were leading the organization Equal Justice Under Law.