News from past year

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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.

Calvin Ash comes home from prison, 15 years overdue

Cites Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act: One Year Later [POLICY BRIEFS 2018]. 

Maryland should release more elderly inmates

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

A DC Jail Unit Challenges the ‘Warehouse’ Approach to Corrections

Cites JPI's work with the Young Men Emerging video.

Virginia Teen Was Detained and Prosecuted for Saying 'Oink Oink' to Cop

Cites JPI's Dangers of Detention report.

Overcrowded jails, wasted tax dollars: Let's reform cash bail in Kentucky — and the nation

Cites JPI's Bail Fail report.

Thousands of Americans are jailed before trial. A new report shows the lasting impact.

Cites JPI's Bail Fail report.

How I ‘Jump-Started’ My Life After Prison

Tyrone Walker, JPI Intern and Georgetown Pivot Fellow, writes on the importance of second chances for Second Chance Month. 

Maryland keeps a model prisoner locked up 15 years too long

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

Maryland’s prison population drops to 1980s levels, continuing a multiyear decline

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

Stop charging 17-year-olds as adults: The conservative case for 'raise the age'

Cites JPI's Raise The Age report. 

Group's second conference looks to shift from talk to action on inequities

Cites JPI's Sticker Shock report. 

Effective or Inefficient: The debate over School Resource Officers

Cites Executive Director Marc Schindler. 

Juvenile justice: Initiative encourages courts to find detention alternatives

Cites JPI's the Dangers of Detention report.

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