Stories by Roseanne Scotti

Roseanne Scotti is Senior Director of Resident States and State Director of New Jersey for the Drug Policy Alliance. subscribe to Roseanne Scotti's feed

Posted on: Feb 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Finally, People will not rot in jail for months and even years just because they are too poor to pay money bail

Posted on: Jul 30, 2015, Source: Drug Policy Alliance

Designed to ensure that defendants show up in court, the bail system now serves to ensure that poor people stay in jail awaiting trial.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Individuals who can’t afford money bail can spend months and even years in jail waiting for their day in court.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2006, Source: TomPaine.com

Needle exchange programs are a cheap and effective way of preventing the spread of HIV, so why does the government's HIV-prevention plan consist only of silence and inaction?