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ALC Releases Report on PA Office of the Victim Advocate, Highlighting Office's Pro-Retribution History, Calls for New OVA Appointee to be Advocate for All Victims

February 15, 20201 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: William Lukas, Abolitionist Law Center, wjlukas@alcenter.org Dolly Prabhu, Abolitionist Law Center, dprabhu@alcenter.org PITTSBURGH – The Abolitionist Law Center has published a report on Pennsylvania's Office of the Victim Advoc...

ALC Court Watch celebrates end of first year, releases statement on abolishing cash bail.

January 6, 2021 We seek the abolition of cash bail in Allegheny County — and everywhere else in the US colonial project. We believe cash bail contributes to a violent system of apartheid policing and punishment, and exacerbates economic precarity and poverty by governance thru debt. We re...

***UPDATE: This position has been filled*** ALC is hiring a part-time Paralegal to join us in Pittsburgh!

The paralegal will work with incarcerated clients and their communities and advocates to challenge state violence in all its forms and contribute to building powerful movements for liberation.

ALC is hiring a full-time Staff Attorney to join us in Philadelphia!

As the movement to end racist state violence and abolish police and prisons has grown, so has our work and staff. We are seeking an abolitionist lawyer to assist in litigating against police violence, frame-up convictions, death by incarceration sentences, and inhumane and illegal jail and prison conditions.