When Sarah Koenig launched the law-oriented ‘Serial,’ she had no idea how big it would be. But after over 340 million downloads, will success mean reform on the ground?
“California’s local criminal justice data infrastructure is inconsistent at best and, in some jurisdictions, almost non-existent,” the report states.
Not enough information is collected. Existing stats are inconsistent making analysis of racial disparities, bail, tax dollars in system difficult.