3DaysCount

  • Voices with Impact (6/26/2019)

    By James Kilgore, co-director of FirstFollowers Reentry Program

    There is an orthodoxy that changing laws should be left in the hands of legislators, lawyers and policy experts. But our recent campaign around changing electronic monitoring (EM) laws in Illinois provides another clear example of why the voice and participation of impacted people adds a key dimension to the process of policy change. Though this legislation focused on the state’s use of EM after people had completed their sentences, there are real lessons for folks working on pretrial legislation. (more…)


05/25/2016

More Evidence of the Harms of Money Bail

Three research reports released earlier this month add substantially to what we know about the harms caused by money bail. Research is crucial to building momentum […]
03/15/2016

Why Three Days Count from a Defender’s Perspective

By Leah Garabedian, Defender Counsel, The National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) 3DaysCount is a critically important campaign that stands to change the lives of millions […]
10/28/2015

3DaysCount: A Different Kind of Campaign

Last week, dozens of supporters attended the launch event for PJI’s 3DaysCountTM campaign in Washington, DC. Speakers at the event included US Representative Donald Norcross of […]