News from past 90 days

Drug court should be helpful in long run

Cites JPI's Addicted to Courts report. 

Teens Have It Tough; Why Are We Making Things Harder?

Cites JPI's the Dangers of Detention report.

Tony Evers supports cutting prison population 50%, but releasing thousands of violent criminals?

Cites JPI's research director, Ryan King on people who are incarcerated for violent offences. 

It's time to be smarter on crime

JPI State Based Strategist Keith Wallington and Julie Magers of the Leader of the Maryland Prisoners’ Rights Coalition discuss Maryland's need for smart on crime reforms.

Can we Improve Outcomes for Justice-Involved Youth by Keeping Them Closer to Home?

Cites JPI's The Costs of Confinement report. 

'3 strikes' and Mississippi taxpayers out $40 million a year

Cites JPI's Racial Divide: California's 3 Strikes Law report.

More States Need to Limit Solitary Confinement, Which Doesn’t Work

Cites JPI's affiliation to Stop Solitary for Kids.

Report Shows Support for Serving Youth Charged With Violent Offenses in the Community

Features JPI's Smart, Safe, and Fair report.

For youthful offenders, incarceration doesn't always equal accountability

Executive Director Marc Schindler comments on youth involved in the justice system, and JPI's new Smart, Safe and Fair report. 

Crime Victims Join Advocates to Urge Community Alternatives for Even Violent Offenders

Piece about JPI's new report, " Smart, Safe, and Fair: Strategies to Prevent Youth Violence, Heal Victims of Crime, and Reduce Racial Inequality."

Youth Need Community-Based Treatment, Not Jails: Study

Piece about JPI's new report, "Smart, Safe, and Fair: Strategies to Prevent Youth Violence, Heal Victims of Crime, and Reduce Racial Inequality."

Bail bond industry a strong lobby in Raleigh

Cites JPI's For Better or For Profit report. 

Parental activism: Changing the narrative of the school-to-prison pipeline

Cites JPI's Education Under Arrest report.

As Anne Arundel students get ready to return to classrooms, the school safety debate centers on resources

Quotes Executive Director Marc Schindler.

Throwing Children Away: The School-to-Prison Pipeline

Cites JPI's Education Under Arrest report.

New ideas needed to replace San Francisco’s Log Cabin Ranch for troubled youth

Cites JPI's the Cost of Confinement report. 

Recreational Therapy Is Lifesaver for Kids in Juvenile Detention

Cites JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.