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FAMM to host virtual screening of The Vanishing Trial, a documentary about the trial penalty this weekend

Thursday, July 9, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM to host virtual screening of The Vanishing Trial, a documentary about the trial penalty A panel discussion featuring Lt. Governor John Fetterman will follow on Monday WASHINGTON – FAMM is hosting a virtual screening and panel discussion of their new documentary “The Vanishing Trial” which takes a deep dive into … Read More

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Debi Ghate Joins FAMM Board of Directors

Thursday, July 2, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org Debi Ghate Joins FAMM Board of Directors WASHINGTON – FAMM President Kevin Ring today announced that Debi Ghate, The Philanthropy Roundtable’s Vice President of Strategy and Innovation, will join the organization’s board of directors. “I am so glad Debi has agreed to join the board — she’s been … Read More

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FAMM issues statement following death of a state prisoner at Lake Correctional Institution

Monday, June 22, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM issues statement following death of a state prisoner at Lake Correctional Institution ORLANDO – FAMM Director of Florida Policy Greg Newburn issued the following statement following the death of a state prisoner at Lake Correctional Institution (CI): “We are deeply disturbed by the news of another death … Read More

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Rabiah Burks Named FAMM Vice President of Communications

Thursday, June 18, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org Rabiah Burks Named FAMM Vice President of Communications WASHINGTON – FAMM President Kevin Ring today announced that Rabiah Burks has been promoted to FAMM’s Vice President of Communications. Burks most recently served as FAMM’s Director of Communications. “Rabiah is a leader in our organization, and her new position better … Read More

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FAMM praises Tennessee legislature passing drug-free school zone reform

Thursday, June 18, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM praises Tennessee legislature passing drug-free school zone reform NASHVILLE – FAMM Vice President of Policy Molly Gill released the following statement today following the Tennessee House passing a bill to reform drug-free school zone laws. The bill, which passed in the Senate last week, now moves to Gov. Lee’s desk … Read More

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NACDL/FAMM State Clemency Project Disappointed in Small Number of Commutations in New York

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Ivan J. Dominguez, Senior Director of Public Affairs & Communications, NACDL, 202-465-7662, idominguez@nacdl.org  Rabiah Alicia Burks, Director of Communications, FAMM, 202-999-4258, rburks@famm.org NACDL/FAMM State Clemency Project Disappointed in Small Number of Commutations in New York The NACDL/FAMM State Clemency Project Calls on Governor Cuomo to Increase and Regularize Grants; ‘The Robust Exercise … Read More

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FAMM Statement on Policing Reform in Pennsylvania

Monday, June 15, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM Statement on Policing Reform in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG – FAMM Pennsylvania Policy Director Celeste Trusty released the following statement in support of efforts to advance and pass legislation that would transform the way policing is carried out in Pennsylvania: FAMM supports policing reform in Pennsylvania. We know that … Read More

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FAMM praises Tennessee Senate passing drug-free school zone reform

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM praises Tennessee Senate passing drug-free school zone reform Senate has taken the important first step of mitigating the devastating burden of Tennessee’s drug-free school zone laws NASHVILLE – FAMM Vice President of Policy Molly Gill released the following statement today following the Tennessee Senate’s passage of a … Read More

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The Vanishing Trial: FAMM, NACDL launch documentary about the trial penalty

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org The Vanishing Trial: FAMM, NACDL launch documentary about the trial penalty Vanita Gupta, Brittany Barnett, Clark Neily, and Norman Reimer to participate in panel discussion about the film WASHINGTON – FAMM and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) are hosting a virtual screening and panel discussion … Read More

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FAMM Statement on Racism in America’s Justice System

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

For Media Inquiries: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org FAMM Statement on Racism in America’s Justice System WASHINGTON – FAMM released the following statement in response to the killing of George Floyd and the resulting protests against racism in America’s justice system: As a leading criminal justice reform organization, FAMM recognizes that our advocacy must more explicitly … Read More

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