In ICE’s path: ‘When they first arrested me, I thought I was done’

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“I just can’t let my government run roughshod over these people who matter so much to so many of us and not step in and try to do something,” Cochran said. “I can protest, I can fuss, I can complain, I can cry, but if I don’t do something, I’m failing. And if they’re coming […]

KY Justice Secretary Says Out Of Room By 2019

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[su_note] Jail Overcrowding Alarm Bells Rung By Matthew Leffler Judge Sean Delahanty has been warning of this dire situation and in the absence of legislation or prosecutorial restraint, we have to find alternatives to the status quo.  Judge Delahanty has worked to keep Louisville’s

Kentucky’s Protracted Struggle to Get Rid of Bail

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“If you have an instrument that’s proven, focus on that, rather than a possible political fallout,” Delahanty told a group of visitors examining the state’s reform efforts this summer. From The Marshall Project: Nonprofit journalism about criminal justice ‘Is there any better way than money’?

Kentucky Appellate Survey: Vote Sean Delahanty

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Kentucky Appellate Survey: Vote Sean Delahanty Judge Delahanty’s experience, legal knowledge and familiarity with the Louisville community and the unique issues facing Louisville are compelling reasons to re-elect him to continue to serve as Jefferson District Court Judge. JUDGE SEAN

Cash Bail System Traps The Poor In Jail

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  “Right now, you can have two people charged with the exact same crime and one gets out of jail because they can afford” to pay, said Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, who sponsored the Senate bill. “It’s truly based on financial means and nothing else. How do you level the playing

Metro Jail Population Surges With Program's Halt

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Jefferson District Judge Sean Delahanty, the lone judge to conduct the reviews since Judge Don Armstrong was defeated in November, said they have saved the city millions of dollars and prevented the jail from falling under a federal judge’s control, as it was in the 1980s because of chronic