Acting Chief Defender Alan Tauber on Derek Chauvin Murder Trial Verdict

PHILADELPHIA–“There are numerous lessons to be drawn from the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, not the least of which is the need to enact reforms that greatly reduce unnecessary, often deadly interactions between the police and people of color.   “As public defenders that primarily serve Black and Brown communities, we see many…

Op-Ed: Justice system reform is impotent unless you eliminate racist practices

Chief Defender Keir-Bradford Grey shares her thoughts on the need to eliminate racist practices that plague our entire justice system. Opinion: The need to rethink what we treat as ‘crimes’The police killings of unarmed Black people are egregious and deservedly grab headlines, but the damaging consequences of this inequality are more complex and far-reaching. This…