11 Sep 2018

Bill ends ‘unfair’ cash bail system; critics says it’s a mistake

A new California law that abolishes cash bail now ensures that defendants don’t sit in jail for years awaiting trial just because they’re poor, say advocates. But opponents warn the

10 Nov 2013

Ex-con teaches prison reform class at SF State

From cocaine trafficking to prison to teaching, Michael Santos, a newly hired criminal justice lecturer, offers SF State students an insider’s perspective on the prison system through his class, The