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We're regularly updating a new resource - collecting stories from the inside, press releases, op eds and news documenting concerns for people in prisons and jails across the country.  


   
   

REport DECEMBER 31, 2019

 

 

POLICY BRIEF November 6, 2019

 

 

   

short film, The Ungers: A Matter of Time 

A new short film by Wide Angle Youth Media introduces us to the Ungers - geriatric lifers released under the 2012 Maryland Court of Appeals ruling, Unger v. Maryland. This examines the issues of long term sentences, geriatric parole and what it means to be a part of this unique case study in geriatric reentry. The film also interviews key reform experts including JPI's State Based Strategist, Keith Wallington.

REPORT November 15, 2018

 

 

   

REPORT SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

 

 

 


 

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[REPORTS 2016] Defining Violence: Reducing Incarceration by Rethinking America's Approach to Violence[REPORTS 2016] Defining Violence: Reducing Incarceration by Rethinking America's Approach to Violence

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

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