Rory Fleming

    Rory is a writer and licensed attorney. Previously, he ran Foglight Strategies, a campaign research services firm for forward-thinking prosecutors, and worked for the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, Harvard Law School Fair Punishment Project and the National Network for Safe Communications at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He lives in Philadelphia.

    Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner the Latest Target of Anti-Reform Backlash

    On September 13, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a resolution holding Philadelphia’s district ...

    A Bleak Outlook for Massachusetts’ 2022 Prosecutor Elections

    The politics of prosecutors in Massachusetts this year is a complicated mess, but one ...

    American Bar Association Calls for the Abolition of Life-Without-Parole

    The life-without-parole sentence is barbaric. Decarceration activists call it “death by incarceration.” Pope Francis ...

    DeSantis Removal of Elected Prosecutor Could Have Ripple Effect

    On August 4, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) suspended Andrew Warren, the elected top ...

    Rebuttal for Paper That Links Reduced Prosecutions With Increased Homicides

    Something about the concept of “progressive prosecutors” tends to torpedo rational debate. Chesa Boudin, ...

    How Deep Does New Jersey’s Anti-Stigma Messaging Really Run?

    Counties across the state of New Jersey trumpet their commitment to ending stigma against ...

    San Francisco’s New DA Vows to Ramp Up City’s Drug War

    Recall District Attorney Brooke Jenkins? That’s what some San Francisco residents are saying, more ...