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Satana Deberry

The Durham DA had some candid comments about life in Durham and the privilege of Duke students. Read more

Ninth Street Journal

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According to a report released days after nine-year-old Z’yon Person was killed, 662 people were shot in the Bull City between 2016 and 2018. Read more

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The new Durham DA says about half the staff has turned over, but her team is now well-organized and focused on prosecuting violent crimes. Read more

Ninth Street Journal

“I think a lot of people during the campaign said, ‘She can’t do what she’s promising to do.’ But I think they see now that the old way was a failure of imagination.” Read more

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It took a decade to do something as simple as Raise the Age. Mention sentencing reform for violent offenders and watch politicians run for the hills. Read more

Voices

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The first six months of 2019 saw twice as many homicides as the first six months of 2018. We dive into the stories to see what’s really going on. Read more

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Cash bail “often results in little public safety benefit while causing great harm to individuals and increasing recidivism.” Read more

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William J. Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove argue that the Durham DA’s decision is the kind of “bold and decisive action that it will take to reconstruct a legal system based on retribution.” Read more

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Their concerns focus on two words in a twelve-page document: “sound mind.” Read more

Durham County

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“We clearly did not get what we wanted from this policy. We want an end to the use of money as a ransom that holds our people in cages." Read more

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Photo by Sarah Willets

Everyone on the docket had had their license suspended at least two years over unpaid traffic fines. Read more

Durham County

Dave Hall, Clayton Jones, and Josephine Kerr Davis were elected to the bench in Durham amid a push for criminal justice reform. Read more

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Criminal justice advocates, electeds discussed priorities at a forum on 'Dismantling the New Jim Crow' Read more

Durham County

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    Durham District Attorney Satana Deberry