Anjana Samant is a Senior Staff Attorney at Women’s Rights Project
Friday, December 28, 2018
The First Step Act Is a Small Step for Incarcerated Women
The enactment of the First Step Act earlier this month will bring some much-needed change to our criminal justice system. But the First Step Act remains just that, a first step — particularly with respect to the impact that mass incarceration has had on cisgender women and trans people. The...