On a recent day in April, I left my doctor’s office elated. I was carrying my first prescriptions for hormone therapy. I was finally going to start seeing my body reflect my gender identity and the woman I’ve always known myself to be.
DEFENDING OUR RIGHT TO EQUALITY, LIBERTY, AND JUSTICE
BLOG OF RIGHTS
Prosecutors often unlawfully exclude people of color from juries. The Arizona Supreme Court just clarified how that wrong can be righted.
Last week, the Arizona Supreme Court issued its opinion in State v. Urrea, a case that addresses the actions that judges can take to right the wrong of a prosecutor improperly excluding one or more potential jurors because of their race.
A cohort of members from the ACLU of Arizona had a private meeting with U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey to talk about efforts in Arizona to reduce the prison population by 50 percent and reduce racial disparities in the criminal justice system.