ONE YEAR LATER: JPI Findings on Juvenile Confinement Reform Are Trending
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—The latest Just Policy Blog: Tiny Steps to Deinarcerate and Billions for Prisons and Police
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—One year ago this week, the Justice Policy Institute released two groundbreaking reports highlighting the encouraging trend toward reduced confinement of youth nationwide.
In the year since the… Continue
Criminal Justice (Adult), Drug Policy, Juvenile Justice, Positive Social Investments, Racial Disparities—The Justice Policy Institute's 2013 published "Incarceration Generation," a coffee-table book of essays detailing the rise of mass incarceration over the last 40 years, features this pull-out… Continue
JPI in the News, Announcements, Criminal Justice News—The Justice Policy Institute is proud to welcome Jason Ziedenberg to its staff as Director of Research and Policy.
Jason, an expert in research, communications and advocacy, will help JPI maintain… Continue
JPI in the News, Announcements, Criminal Justice News—Remember the critically important report from the National Academies of Science on reforming the juvenile justice system that came out last fall, called Reforming Juvenile Justice: A Developmental… Continue
JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—JPI Executive Director Marc Schindler was featured on KPFK in Los Angles in an interview discussing Norfolk, VA's Travion Blount currently serving six life sentences plus 118 years in prison without… Continue
Press Releases, Announcements, Criminal Justice News—The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and MacArthur are collaborating on an effort targeting the behavioral health needs of youth in contact with the juvenile… Continue
JPI in the News—BET.com published an op-ed penned by the Advancement Project's Judith Browne Dianis and JPI's Marc Schindler on Virginia's justice system, highlighting voter disenfranchisement.
Press Releases—JPI's Board of Directors is proud to announce that its recently appointed Executive Director, Marc Schindler, is one of the newest recipients of the Open Society Foundations' (OSF) New Executives… Continue
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—The Justice Policy Institute published a new policy brief on Virginia's escalating crisis within its justice system. Virginia's Justice System: Expensive, Ineffective and Unfair , calls the… Continue
Criminal Justice (Adult), Drug Policy, Fiscal Policy, Juvenile Justice, Positive Social Investments, Racial Disparities—Virginia's Justice System: Expensive, Ineffective and Unfair points to reforms that, if implemented, would result in relief for Virginians directly impacted by the justice system and taxpayers alike.
Press Releases—Today, President Obama issued his Administration's recommendations to increase funding for school resource officers (SROs) in an effort to curb school violence – an offshoot from last… Continue
Criminal Justice (Adult), Fiscal Policy, Positive Social Investments, Racial Disparities—This brief provides an update on pretrial and bail reform over the last year as a follow up to JPI's 2012 Bail Month Report Series.
Press Releases—As President Obama said today from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the U.S. justice system should not be a pipeline from underfunded schools and to overcrowded jails. Adding to that sentiment… Continue
Juvenile Justice, Positive Social Investments—This brief examines the intersection of youth mental health and the justice system in Washington, D.C.