News from past 90 days

Walker may be gone, but an unjust justice system still exists

Cites JPI's brief for Dane County, Wisconsin.

Harrington launches new juvenile justice initiative

Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock" report.

Why America Needs to Break Its Addiction to Long Prison Sentences

Cites JPI's "Finding Direction" sentencing factsheet.

Push to allow some violent criminals a chance at early release causes U.S. attorney for District to come out fighting

Quotes Marc Schindler, JPI's Executive Director. 

North Carolina Officials Working to Promote School Justice Partnerships

Cites JPI's "Dangers of Detention" report. 

Criminal Justice Reform Now

Cites "Virginia's Justice System" Policy Brief.

DC Council is considering letting more violent offenders out early. The U.S. Attorney’s office says that’s a horrible idea

Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and JPI Associate Tyrone Walker.

[PRESS RELEASE] Trump’s Department of Justice Interferes in Local DC Government, Playing on Racist Stereotypes to Suggest Council’s Second Look Bill will Make DC Less Safe

“I can’t undo what I did 24 years ago, but I can devote my life to making DC safer.” Tyrone Walker, DC resident

Minneapolis Pledges $650k For Tenants’ Legal Defense

Cites JPI's Housing and Public Safety report.

Booker’s right: Paying $60,000 a year to jail one geriatric inmate deserves ‘a second look’

Cites JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting" report. 

Sens. Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren propose criminal justice reforms: Will they make a difference?

Quotes JPI's Director of Research and Policy, Ryan King. 

Texas DA's vow to continue prosecuting pot possession cases sparks concern over costs, fairness

Cities JPI's "Race and Imprisonment in Texas" report.