Mike Riggs is the director of communications for Families Against Mandatory Minimums.

He has written on civil liberties and criminal justice policy for Atlantic Media, Reason, the Washington City Paper, the Daily Caller, the Nation, the Weekly Standard, and other outlets. In 2013, his investigative reporting for Reason was recognized by both the Los Angeles Press Club and the Western Publishing Association. He is a former judge for the Association of Alternative Newsmedia Awards, and a graduate of Stetson University in DeLand, Florida.