Director, Debtors’ Prison Venture & Senior Attorney
Leslie A. Bailey is just a senior lawyer in Public JusticeвЂ™s Oakland, Ca workplace, and Director for the organizationвЂ™s DebtorsвЂ™ Prison Project. Leslie litigates complex general public interest instances and appeals involving civil liberties and liberties, customer security, and court privacy. She’s got briefed, argued, and won situations in state and federal courts that are appellate the united states and it has testified both in homes of Congress. Leslie has talked on court privacy, personal probation, course actions, ethics, and forced arbitration at over three dozen nationwide and state conferences and CLEs.
Civil Rights & Criminal Justice: Leslie is aimed at fighting the criminalization of poverty as well as the jailing and exploitation that is financial of criminal defendants. Leslie could be the mind of Public JusticeвЂ™s DebtorsвЂ™ Prison Project, and this woman is presently counsel in Carter v. City of Montgomery, a putative course action in federal court in Alabama challenging the unconstitutional techniques associated with the City, its municipal court, and for-profit probation company Judicial Correction Services. Continue reading Civil Rights & Criminal Justice: Leslie is focused on fighting the criminalization of poverty plus the jailing and exploitation that is financial of unlawful defendants.