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‘Tough on Crime’ Fadeout: What Constitutes Safety?

In a letter-to-the-editor in The New York Times, JPI's Jason Ziedenberg discusses what public "safety" means after years of falling crime rates and the persistence of troubling justice policies. Read more.

Top 10 Youth Justice Reads for Loretta LynchTop 10 Youth Justice Reads for Loretta Lynch

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Here's a list of some must-reads for an attorney general who wants to make a difference in juvenile justice.

Meet the Bail Bond QueenMeet the Bail Bond Queen

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Michelle Esquenazi owns one of the largest bail bond agencies in New York state. BuzzFeed News explores her controversial line of work.

New Campaign Seeks to Sharply Reduce Youth IncarcerationNew Campaign Seeks to Sharply Reduce Youth Incarceration

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—A national juvenile justice campaign launched today with the ambitious goals of halving youth incarceration in 15 states over the next five years while expanding community-based alternatives for… Continue

Black Lives Matter—at School, TooBlack Lives Matter—at School, Too

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—In the wake of the Ferguson uprising, black students nationwide are indicting the state violence they face in American education everyday.

OP-ED: Reforming Juvenile Justice Requires Restructuring our MindsetOP-ED: Reforming Juvenile Justice Requires Restructuring our Mindset

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—With youth crime rates and numbers of incarcerated youths declining , now is the ideal time to review how juvenile incarceration meets the needs of youths, their families and society.

‘Dual-status’ kids endure another kind of double jeopardy‘Dual-status’ kids endure another kind of double jeopardy

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Youth involved in both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems have higher detention rates, behavioral health problems.

Medical parole can save Maryland moneyMedical parole can save Maryland money

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Larry Bratt discusses how Maryland can save millions in taxpayer dollars by paroling its ill & elderly prison population.

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