Jessica Pishko
Jessica Pishko

Jessica Pishko is the content director for the Fair Punishment Project. She is a writer in San Francisco. 

Trials and Error
Sept. 29 2017 3:04 PMDistrict Attorneys Gone WildThe anti-marijuana San Diego prosecutor’s office is out of control.
Trials and Error
May 15 2017 5:47 PMIs the Centre County DA Using a Hazing Death to Get Good Press?Stacy Parks Miller, who’s up for re-election, has previously been accused of unethical behavior in office.
Trials and Error
March 15 2017 12:33 PMWhy Are the Courts Protecting Bad Cops?The L.A. County sheriff wants to release the names of 300 deputies with histories of misconduct. He can’t.
Trials and Error
July 17 2017 9:00 AM55 Years Behind BarsSheldry Topp was a juvenile when Michigan sentenced him to life in prison. He’s 72 now. It’s time to let him go free.
Trials and Error
April 13 2017 12:43 PM“I’ve Read The New Jim Crow … ”How to tell if a prosecutor is only pretending to be a criminal justice reformer.
Trials and Error
Feb. 28 2017 5:55 AMIs Capital Punishment Making a Comeback in Dallas?Death sentences in the U.S. have reached a record low, even in Texas. A new district attorney might reverse that trend.