RACE AND GENDER IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM

RACE AND GENDER IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM

Despite making up only 31% of the total population of the United States, White males are the majority in every facet of our legal system. As of 2015, 79% of prosecutors in the U.S. were white men (NY Times 2015) with 85% of them running unopposed (wholeads.com). The...
2016 Summer Update

2016 Summer Update

SUMMER 2016 UPDATE Starting Summer With A BANG! The third annual Liberty and Access Labs started off with a bang!   This summer, thousands interns and students from all over the country flooded Washington, DC in hopes of hearing from political and social leaders on...
THE LOSS OF ONE OF OUR FOUNDING BOARD MEMBERS JOE MONTANO

THE LOSS OF ONE OF OUR FOUNDING BOARD MEMBERS JOE MONTANO

It is with great sadness to report the loss of one of our founding board members Jose “Joe” Montano. He passed away peacefully in his sleep the weekend of July 25, 2016. Joe was a teacher to our students and advocate. Joe spent his life working with communities of...