Hear from a bail reform advocate who was once formerly incarcerated herself

Kristie Puckett Williams was being held on a $167,000 bond when she took a plea deal in order to deliver her twins out of state custody. Now she's a Regional Field Organizer for the ACLU of NC’s Campaign for Smart Justice, advocating for bail reform.
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Kristie Puckett Williams was being held on a $167,000 bond when she took a plea deal in order to deliver her twins out of state custody. Now she's a Regional Field Organizer for the ACLU of NC’s Campaign for Smart Justice, advocating for bail reform.

Josh Shaffer covers Wake County and federal courts. He has been a reporter for The News & Observer since 2004 and previously wrote a column about unusual people and places.