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Maryland Omnibus Crime Bill

 

 

The Maryland Senate is considering an omnibus crime bill that has gone through a deeply flawed process, will cost MD taxpayers $202 million to construct a new jail, provides just $12 million/year in prevention funding and won't stop crime. Check out our resources, which include news coverage, testimony and the 50 page bill itself. 


 

      

Issue Focus:
Bail Reform 

To learn more about bail reform in 2018, check out our resources, which include JPI's podcasts and reports.

[REPORTS 2017] The Cost of Crimmigration: Exploring the Intersection Between Criminal Justice and Immigration[REPORTS 2017] The Cost of Crimmigration: Exploring the Intersection Between Criminal Justice and Immigration

Criminal Justice (Adult)—Exploring the intersection between criminal justice and immigration

[REPORTS 2017] Raise the Age[REPORTS 2017] Raise the Age

Juvenile Justice—Shifting to a safer and more effective juvenile justice system.

[REPORTS 2016] Improving Approaches to Serving Young Adults in the Justice System[REPORTS 2016] Improving Approaches to Serving Young Adults in the Justice System

Criminal Justice (Adult), Positive Social Investments—JPI convened advocates, policymakers, practitioners, funders, and directly impacted individuals to flesh out what more effective approaches to serving young adults in the justice system.

A Louisiana Bill Would Give Public Defenders More Funding. Public Defenders Aren’t Happy.A Louisiana Bill Would Give Public Defenders More Funding. Public Defenders Aren’t Happy.

JPI in the News—Cites Executive Director Marc Schindler.

Will Sessions’ New Justice Strategy Turn the Clock Back on Civil Rights?Will Sessions’ New Justice Strategy Turn the Clock Back on Civil Rights?

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Executive Director Marc Schindler and Vice President of JustLeadershipUSA Brent Cohen examine how the DOJ under Sessions is pivoting away from civil rights, human rights, and criminal justice reform.… Continue

Do Police Officers In Schools Really Make Them Safer?Do Police Officers In Schools Really Make Them Safer?

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Quotes Executive Director Marc Schindler on the effectiviness of SROs in schools.

Local Restorative Justice Could Be Best Kind of Diversion for YouthLocal Restorative Justice Could Be Best Kind of Diversion for Youth

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Quotes JPI's Sticker Shock report.

Hogan’s crime bills won’t actually reduce crimeHogan’s crime bills won’t actually reduce crime

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—As the legislature debates Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's regressive crime bills, Marc Schindler and Kevin Ring, President of Families Against Mandatory Minimum , explain why they won't actually reduce… Continue

Murder, Scandal and a State Intervention: What's Going on With Baltimore's Police Department?Murder, Scandal and a State Intervention: What's Going on With Baltimore's Police Department?

JPI in the News—Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.

A cycle-breaking program Baltimore could useA cycle-breaking program Baltimore could use

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Cites JPI's The Right Investment report.

Finding a FixFinding a Fix

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.

Governor’s Crime Package Won’t Stop CrimeGovernor’s Crime Package Won’t Stop Crime

Press Releases & Statements—Following Governor Hogan’s crime package announcement, JPI calls for effective action informed by data and facts.

Marc Schindler: Harsh treatment for teens won't workMarc Schindler: Harsh treatment for teens won't work

JPI in the News—JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses excessive use of force and solitary confinement in a youth correctional facility.

It’s time to close all youth prisonsIt’s time to close all youth prisons

JPI in the News—JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and Vincent Schiraldi, Senior Research Scientist at the Columbia Justice Lab, advocate for the closure of youth facilities.

How Incarceration Impacts LGBTQ Youth's Mental HealthHow Incarceration Impacts LGBTQ Youth's Mental Health

JPI in the News—Citing JPI's Juvenile Justice Factsheet.



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