Billion Dollar Divide: Virginia's Sentencing, Corrections and Criminal Justice Challenge.
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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—This week, we traveled to Philadelphia, joining so many of our partners in juvenile justice during the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) Conference.… 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, Announcements—A New Year, A New JPI
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Incarceration Generation Book Tour
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
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Announcements, Criminal Justice News—The latest Just Policy Blog: Improving Accountability, Reducing Incarceration: Shifting to Success-Oriented Federal Funding of Local Law Enforcement
Announcements, Criminal Justice News—Just Policy Blog 3.6.14: Tiny Steps to Deinarcerate and Billions for Prisons and Police
JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—The latest Just Policy Blog: National Crime Victims' Rights Week: Restoring the Balance of Justice
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, 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
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.
Juvenile Justice, Positive Social Investments—This brief examines the intersection of youth mental health and the justice system in Washington, D.C.