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.

    What Drugs, Sex Work and One Key Case Mean for the Baltimore DA Race

    In 2018, attorney Ivan Bates ran against incumbent Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and ...

    The Right Uses Wisconsin Parade Tragedy to Attack Bail Reform

    After an SUV ploughed through a holiday parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin on November 21, ...

    Why the ACLU Is Taking On Wyoming’s Pretrial “24/7 Sobriety” Program

    Criminologists and, increasingly, local court systems love the idea of “swift, certain and fair” ...

    The Data Gatekeeper Spinning Pennsylvania’s Prisons Narrative

    In 2017, at the American Society of Criminology’s annual conference in Philadelphia, then-President James ...

    Exit of Draconian Fort Worth DA Will Leave Opening for Reform 

    Just a few years back, Tarrant County, Texas, which includes Fort Worth, was dubbed ...

    Seattle Times Slightly Obsessed With Abolitionist City Attorney Candidate

    Nicole Thomas-Kennedy, a Seattle candidate for city attorney and self-identified prison and police abolitionist, ...