Constitutional Rights

The Right to Protest During the Pandemic

April 24, 2020

The DKT Liberty Project co-signed the “The Right to Protest During the Pandemic” with the National Coalition Against Censorship. We urge all public officials to recognize their obligation to defend First Amendment rights while they protect public safety. These rights are critically important during uncertain times like these. Here’s a clip, and the full letter Read the full article…

Life after Prison in Virginia

May 28, 2019

Ronald Fraser writes on public policy issues for the DKT Liberty Project, and recently published “Life after Prison in Virginia” in 43 regional papers across 21 states. The authorities seem appropriately embarrassed about some of these injustices. Here’s a clip: With each criminal conviction the state of Virginia matter-of-factly tells the defendants how long they Read the full article…

Mass Incarceration and Your Local Prosecutor

November 21, 2017

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise just published “Mass Incarceration and Your Local Prosecutor” by DKT’s Ronald Frazier. The article examines the main cause of mass incarceration’s and then lays out some solutions.  Here’s a clip: The real culprit behind our out-of-control prison populations is our 2,000-plus out-of-control state and local prosecutors — including the Franklin County Read the full article…

DKT Liberty Project and Jenner & Block Partner to Provide Lawyers for Immigrants at Detention Center

April 12, 2017

The DKT Liberty Project is partnering with a law firm, Jenner & Block, on a new project aimed at providing crucial legal representation to detained immigrants.  Throughout the United States, more than 40,000 immigrants are jailed while facing deportation proceedings, and the clear majority – approximately 86% of them — do not have a lawyer. Read the full article…