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Bail Reform 

Our current highlighted issue is on Bail Reform in Maryland. To learn more about this issue check out our resources, which include JPI's reports on bail reform.

[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.

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.

Governor Hogan, Don’t echo President Trump on crimeGovernor Hogan, Don’t echo President Trump on crime

Press Releases & Statements, Criminal Justice News—The Governor should heed his own words and “explore better, smarter options” that research shows will reduce crime and help make our communities safer.

How the School-to-Prison Pipeline WorksHow the School-to-Prison Pipeline Works

JPI in the News—Citing JPI's work around School Resource Officers.

Congress’ chance to do right by America’s youthCongress’ chance to do right by America’s youth

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Why Congress should reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA).

The mounting costs of nationwide immigration enforcementThe mounting costs of nationwide immigration enforcement

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—JPI staff writes about the costs of crimmigration .



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