Karina Brown

Reporter for Courthouse News. I cover legal issues throughout Oregon.

Leila Goldstein

Leila Goldstein [LY-luh GOLD-steen] is a contributor to WYSO. While working at the station she has covered the economic effects of grocery cooperatives, police reform efforts in Dayton and the local impact of the coronavirus pandemic on hiring trends, telehealth and public parks. She also reported Trafficked, a four part series on misinformation and human trafficking […]

Caroline Reilly

Caroline is an award winning journalist who regularly contributes to a number of publications including GQ, Town & Country, Vanity Fair, and Vulture, where she writes about reproductive health, men’s fashion, sex, and more. Caroline holds a JD from Boston College Law School and her scholarly writing on abortion access for young people earned national […]

Survived & Punished

From 2013-2017, the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign to free Marissa Alexander was underway. People all over the U.S. and the world mobilized to free this Black mother of three who was facing 20 — and then 60 — years of prison for defending her life from her abusive husband. The campaign had a nexus of local […]

Monica Ramsy

Monica (she/they) is a sociology PhD student at the University of California, Los Angeles and Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Scholar. Her research interests focus on the sociology of law, gender, and carcerality. Through qualitative research methods, she seeks to examine how the implementation of U.S. restorative and transformative justice practices — especially in response […]

The Activist Files Podcast

The Activist Files is a podcast by the Center for Constitutional Rights where we feature the stories of people on the front lines fighting for social justice, including activists, lawyers, and storytellers.