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.

    Veteran’s Case Shows How Diversion Courts Punish Poverty

    Joseph McCabe, a military veteran from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, fell on hard times. In ...

    Analyzing Ayanna Pressley’s Justice Guarantee 

    Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) just filed a non-binding resolution in the US House of ...

    Indiana Judges’ Violent Brawl Highlights the Hypocrisy of the System

    Judges are generally held out as impartial, emotionally even-keeled arbiters of the law. Perhaps ...

    A Mixed Election Night for Reform Prosecutors: The Key Results

    November 5 saw a raft of important county-level prosector elections around the country, and ...

    The Cash Bail System Is an Abusive Anachronism

    Even for the Trump era, it sounds like an extraordinary lapse in political decorum. ...

    Marijuana Justice and Trump: Inside a DA Election in Rural Pennsylvania

    Law enforcement in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, a sprawling rural-to-suburban county and the home of ...

    Oklahoma Prosecutor “Launched Malicious Probes Against Criminal Justice Reformers”

    Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater stands accused of firing his investigator for refusing ...

    Are Political Insiders Selling Out California’s Criminal Justice Future?

    The eerily-timed resignation of one of California’s top prosecutors reeks of an attempt to ...

    How Drug War Prosecutors Cynically Exploit Rape Survivor Advocacy 

    One of the biggest crises in law enforcement is the rape kit “backlog”—which is ...