Carlos BallesterosReporter | Injustice Watch
Carlos Ballesteros is a reporter at Injustice Watch. He's written extensively about law enforcement, immigrant communities, older adults, and juvenile detention. His reporting has earned him local, regional, and national awards for shedding light on underreported topics impacting vulnerable communities. Carlos previously wrote for the Chicago Sun-Times and Newsweek in New York. He was born and raised in Chicago.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker defended the number of dying and disabled prisoners released under a landmark law that went into effect early last year at a news conference last week.
Illinois lawmakers said hundreds would be released thanks to the Joe Coleman Medical Release Act. But so far, just 52 of them have gotten out.