ACS Fair Courts Reports

ACS's reports examine key topics and major findings in state and federal judicial issues.

 

What’s the Big Idea? Recommendations for Improving Law & Policy in the Next Administration and in the States

A wise person once said, “everything begins with an idea.” As the nation prepares to welcome a new administration, ACS is pleased to release “What’s the Big Idea? Recommendations for Improving Law & Policy in the Next Administration and in the States,” a collection of essays that represents the best thinking of a diverse set […]

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Dark Money and the Courts: The Right Wing Takeover of the Judiciary

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Roadblock to Reform: Judicial Selection and Criminal Justice Reform

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Gavel Gap

For the first time, researchers have gathered data on the demographics of state court judges in all 50 states.  They found troubling differences between the race and gender composition of the courts and the communities they serve.  We call this disparity the Gavel Gap.

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