JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler responds to a recent piece in the Washington Post, urging the District of Columbia to stop shackling youth in juvenile courts. Click here to read more.
JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—JPI's Senior Research Associate Amanda Petteruti & Strategies for Youth Executive Director Lisa Thurau write about the need for officials in the justice system to develop practices that… Continue
JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler writes about the need for better mental health services in Virginia and how the people who need this help the most are often sent to jail instead.
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—The Youth Offender Accountability & Rehabilitation Act (YOARA) -- currently pending before the DC Council -- is available for public comment online. This piece of legislation addresses how youth… Continue
JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Over the last 15 years, juvenile justice advocates fought hard to convince policymakers and government officials that the best way to help youth succeed and improve public safety is to keep them out… Continue
JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler was quoted in The Crime Report, responding to a report from the National Research Council that the Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and… Continue
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—We all bring our own unique perspectives to the work we do. I grew up in a community where we took for granted that there was a role for a public sector in universal health care, quality education,… Continue
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—In advance of DC's upcoming mayoral election, JPI puts into context some of the claims asserted in a recent advertisement issued by the Fraternal Order of Police.
Announcements—Earlier today, JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler testified before the DC Council in support of the Youth Offender Accountability & Rehabilitation Act (YOARA), which strives to reduce the… Continue
Announcements—Earlier today, JPI's Director of Research & Policy, Jason Ziedenberg, testified before the DC Council in support of the Youth Offender Accountability & Rehabilitation Act, which strives to… Continue
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—In our second episode of Incarceration Generation, Tim Murray, Director Emeritus of the Pretrial Justice Institute, discusses the bail system and pretrial services.
JPI in the News—JPI's Executive Director, Marc Schindler writes for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange on the intersection between youth workforce development and juvenile justice reform.
JPI in the News—JPI's Executive Director, Marc Schindler, spoke out against calls by Tennessee officials for increased security at Woodland Hills Juvenile Detention Center, prompted by several recent escape attempts… Continue
Criminal Justice (Adult)—JPI named September 2014 "Maryland Month" and published a series of factsheets and graphics highlighting various aspects of the Maryland justice system.
JPI in the News—Responding to the recent escape of 32 teens from Tennessee's Woodland Hills Detention Center, JPI's Director of Policy & Research, Jason Ziedenberg, comments on the broader juvenile justice… Continue
Announcements—"Maryland Month" enters its final week as JPI releases its latest factsheet on community supervision (paroles & probation) in Maryland, available here...
JPI in the News—JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler, responds to a recent New York Times article about attempts to cover up widespread abuse at Rikers Island.
Announcements—"Maryland Month" marches on as JPI releases its latest factsheet on prisons in Maryland, available here...
JPI in the News—JPI's Executive Director, Marc Schindler writes for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange on the recent collaboration between the Office of Justice Programs and the John D. and Catherine T.… Continue
Announcements—In honor of "Maryland Month," JPI will be highlighting various aspects of the Maryland justice system throughout the month of September...
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—In our first podcast ever -- and the inaugural episode of our Incarceration Generation series -- Alex Friedmann, Managing Editor of Prison Legal News , talks private prisons.
Announcements—One year ago, the Justice Policy Institute released its first book, “Incarceration Generation,” a series of essays that catalogs the 40 year rise of mass incarceration and the… Continue
Announcements—In the past two weeks, Congressional leaders took important steps to play a more catalytic role in advancing safe and smart youth justice policies, building on the bipartisan support that exists in… Continue
Press Releases, Criminal Justice News—Despite a recent report demonstrating a flawed justice system and skewed fiscal priorities, Virginia’s budget going into effect on July 1, includes over a billion dollars in general funds for… Continue
Announcements—When I served as general counsel, chief of staff, and interim director of the Washington, D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) -- the city's juvenile corrections agency -- I knew… Continue
Announcements—JPI and other members of the Greater Baltimore Grassroots Criminal Justice Network joined Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby to witness Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake sign new legislation to "ban… Continue
JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—As Virginia lawmakers continue to battle over the state budget , they are overlooking a billion-dollar issue. The executive budget that lawmakers have been debating since January projects that… Continue
Criminal Justice (Adult), Drug Policy, Fiscal Policy, Positive Social Investments, Racial Disparities—Billion Dollar Divide points to racial disparities, skewed fiscal priorities, and missed opportunities for improvements through proposed legislation, and calls for reforms to the commonwealth… Continue