An in depth look a California's felony murder rule, its impact and implications.

An in depth look a California's felony murder rule, its impact and implications.

WE DESERVE a justice system that persistently seeks to defend the principles of fairness & accountability in the name of public safety. Passing SB 1437 will be a major step in that direction. It’s time to restore the lives affected by unjust sentencing practices & stop draining our resources on insensible, ineffective policies. To listen in on the efforts to roll back California's felony murder rule, check out KPBS…

Four Stories of the Felony Murder Rule in California

Four Stories of the Felony Murder Rule in California

It's time California acknowledges that this law can be applied unfairly & in some cases, has caused disproportionately long sentences for people who DID NOT commit murder. It's time for us to advocate for change.…

PLEA: An Introductory Film to a Complicated Injustice

PLEA: An Introductory Film to a Complicated Injustice

In our broken criminal justice system, there are many ways to get sentenced for murder - without committing the actual murder. Director, Joseph Oppenheimer, a former criminal defense lawyer from the UK and our wonderful partner in this work, developed PLEA as an introduction to a complicated injustice. The film tells the story of a plea bargain falling apart in a South LA Juvenile Court. It touches on the pervasive…