Rory Fleming Rory Fleming

    Rory is the founder of Foglight Strategies, a campaign research services firm for forward-thinking prosecutors nationwide. He previously worked for the Fair Punishment Project, which was founded as a joint project of Harvard Law School’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute and its Criminal Justice Institute. Rory is a licensed Minnesota attorney.

    Here’s How to Abolish Incentives for “Broken Windows” Prosecutions

    In 2018, Hennepin County Attorney Michael O. Freeman faced his first serious challenge for ...

    Who Still Prosecutes People for Possessing Syringes?

    Programs that provide sterile syringes in exchange for used ones for people who use ...

    Bigoted Facebook Post Shines Light on Sheriffs Who Run Our Jails

    A recent discovery about an elected Georgia sheriff threw unflattering light on those charged ...

    As Major Report Estimates 5 Million Jailed Each Year, What Now?

    At any given moment, there are roughly 600,000 people languishing in local American jails. ...

    DC Bid to Offer Compassion to People Convicted in Youth Draws Political Fire

    Despite its very liberal reputation and national-level voting record, the capital of what some ...

    Prosecutors’ Ridiculous Excuses for Excluding Black People From Juries

    Lisa Middleman is running as an independent pro-criminal justice reform candidate in the election ...

    Why We Need the Dem Debates to Probe Candidates’ US Attorney Picks

    Our top federal prosecutors are called United States attorneys. There are only 94 of ...

    Memo to Josh Shapiro: Attorneys General Do Have the Right to Be Good

    A fun exercise is to check your state’s constitution and search the term “attorney ...