Josie Duffy Rice is a lawyer, journalist, and essayist. As senior reporter for The Appeal, she covers prosecutors, prisons, and other criminal justice issues. She is also currently a senior strategist for The Justice Collaborative. Her writing on race, gender, culture, criminal justice, and politics has been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Slate, Gawker, Ebony, Rewire, Interactive One, and Spook Mag, among others. She has also been featured in The Nation, New York Magazine, and Scalawag. Josie was formerly a staff writer at Daily Kos. A graduate of Harvard Law School, much of her advocacy work has focused on voting rights and criminal justice policy.