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@Laurapitter

Deputy Director of the US Program at @HRW, former public defender, focusing on overhauling the criminal legal system and promoting racial justice.

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linkhttps://www.hrw.org/about/people/laura-pitter calendar_today15-07-2009 17:35:22

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mel(@melfromstl_) 's Twitter Profile Photo

There’s a reason why this profession is 80% white. LSAT prep courses are $1,000. The test costs $200. The bar exam is around $1,000, and Bar prep courses can cost up to $4,000. It’s recommended that students don’t work while they study for either exam. Who does this hurt/help?

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Laura Pitter(@Laurapitter) 's Twitter Profile Photo

Good coverage of this important lawsuit. Just because you’ve denied victims justice for 100 years, and benefited from it, doesn’t mean you can continue to do it for 101. It’s time Tulsa to do what’s right to amend an egregious wrong, the impacts of which continue to be felt today

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Brian Root(@brian_root) 's Twitter Profile Photo

Today, Human Rights Watch & @aclu launch a joint report on the US child welfare system and the separation of families. It is a data-heavy report and I'll go through some of the findings here. hrw.org/news/2022/11/1…

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United to House LA(@UnitedToHouseLA) 's Twitter Profile Photo

Enough votes have been counted, and we can finally say it.

We WON 🎉☑️

From now on, Los Angeles will have around $900 million a year for housing justice because of Measure ULA.

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Enough votes have been counted, and we can finally say it. We WON 🎉☑️ From now on, Los Angeles will have around $900 million a year for housing justice because of Measure ULA. (Continued)
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Laura Pitter(@Laurapitter) 's Twitter Profile Photo

The US child welfare system punishes parents for poverty by taking their children away. Parents need resources to help provide for their families, but what they are getting is surveillance, regulation, and punishment - read new @HRW ACLU report:
hrw.org/report/2022/11…

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Zama Neff(@ZamaHRW) 's Twitter Profile Photo

The US child welfare system punishes parents for poverty by taking their children away. Parents need resources to help provide for their families, but what they are getting is surveillance, regulation, and punishment - read new @HRW ACLU report:
hrw.org/report/2022/11…

The US child welfare system punishes parents for poverty by taking their children away. Parents need resources to help provide for their families, but what they are getting is surveillance, regulation, and punishment - read new @HRW @ACLU report: hrw.org/report/2022/11…
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Alison Leal Parker(@alealparker) 's Twitter Profile Photo

Under Greg Abbott's costly and abusive Operation Lone Star, Black and brown people are disproportionately arrested, detained, and hurt in car crashes. This video explains the harmful impact of on EVERYONE!

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Elliott Young(@elliottyoungpdx) 's Twitter Profile Photo

'But this article, which casually proposes the greatest expansion of the militarized police surveillance bureaucracy in modern Western history, is a moment of reckoning for well-meaning people in the academy.'
Alex Vitale Alec Karakatsanis

thecrimereport.org/2022/11/10/why…

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Scott Hechinger(@ScottHech) 's Twitter Profile Photo

The NYC Mayor lied. Brazenly. And the Speaker of NY State Assembly (below) called him out on it. This is something else. twitter.com/carlheastie/st…

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Scott Hechinger(@ScottHech) 's Twitter Profile Photo

The decisions that are being made in newsrooms about how to report stories around crime and justice are not neutral in impact. Please look at this chart and read this thread from how politicians like Eric Adams uses the press to change public perception. twitter.com/scotthech/stat…

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Scott Hechinger(@ScottHech) 's Twitter Profile Photo

NYC Mayor Eric Adams has spent his first 11 months as mayor sounding the alarm on “rising crime” (despite New York City being safer than most of small-town America). washingtonpost.com/business/new-y…

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Scott Hechinger(@ScottHech) 's Twitter Profile Photo

Look at how digital & print media respond to copaganda. As soon as NYC Mayor Eric Adams launched his copaganda and hate filled campaign, and then started in office, media has taken his bait. It's a scary thing to see. Extraordinary how successful he's been.twitter.com/scotthech/stat…

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Damario Solomon-Simmons(@AttorneyDamario) 's Twitter Profile Photo

'This will set the precedent that is necessary for racial justice, reparations, and true equity to happen,' he said. 'There is no reconciliation without reparations. tag24.com/politics/black… Now

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Alison Leal Parker(@alealparker) 's Twitter Profile Photo

Texas Governor Greg Abbott says he may “ratchet back” Operation Lone Star. @HRW says: It's beyond time to end this abusive and costly program. Want to learn more? Watch this video!

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