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[PRESS RELEASE] On the first anniversary of the Justice Reinvestment Act, a new Justice Policy Institute policy brief calls for full implementation
Justice Reinvestment Act Press Release.
[PRESS RELEASE] New Report Details Crime Victims’ Support for Juvenile Justice Reforms
Smart, Safe, and Fair report Press Release.
Bail Fail in Maryland: An Industry Corrupting the Process and Breaking the Law
JPI urges Maryland legislators to join the national movement to end punitive and ineffective…
Governor’s Crime Package Won’t Stop Crime
Following Governor Hogan’s crime package announcement, JPI calls for effective action…
Governor Hogan, Don’t echo President Trump on crime
The Governor should heed his own words and “explore better, smarter options” that…
Is it now inevitable that all states will raise the age?
With New York and North Caroline passing raise the age policies, it seems innevitable that the…
JPI Statement on Attorney General’s Sentencing Directive
Session’s charging memo is a huge step backward that will raise taxpayers' costs, with no…
Justice Policy Institute Commends New York’s Landmark Raise the Age Legislation
New York joins the growing list of states implementing safer, more cost effective raise the age…
Justice Policy Institute Urges President Trump to Consider Holistic Approaches to Violence Prevention
Following President Trump’s Executive Order, JPI calls for reform informed by data and facts
Justice Policy Institute commends Maryland Court’s action to reform state’s bail approach
Maryland's Court of Appeals ruled that judges must consider a person's ability to pay before…
Advocates Urge Removing Influence of Money in Maryland’s Pretrial System
Non-profit groups in Maryland call for legislative action following report of special interest…
JPI Statement on the Crime Statistics and Trends
Policymakers should prioritize effective investments in crime prevention
Violent crime shouldn't be left out of prison reform debate
T he U.S. will not be able to lower its incarceration rate significantly without changing how the…
Violent crime shouldn't be left out of prison reform debate
JPI staff weighs in on America’s approach to violent crime. The U.S. will not be able to…
New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration
National Press Release: T here is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate…
New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration
Washington, DC Press Release: There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate…
New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration
Maryland Press Release: There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate…
New Report: America needs to reconsider its approach to violent crime to reduce incarceration
Virginia Press Release: There is no way the U.S. will be able to lower its incarceration rate…
New Study: Maryland taxpayers spend $288 million a year to incarcerate people from Baltimore City
According to a new report released today by the Justice Policy Institute and the Prison Policy…
New Report: Costs of Youth Confinement Estimate to Run into the Billions of Dollars Each Year
New report provides estimates of long-term costs of confinement on taxpayers and youth
Virginia’s Corrections Budget Goes Over a Billion Dollars
Despite a recent report demonstrating a flawed justice system and skewed fiscal priorities,…
Baltimore Takes Steps to Remove Barriers for Formerly Incarcerated People
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Zerline Hughes APRIL 29, 2014 202.558.7974, 202.320.1029 cell…
High Recidivism Rates Highlight Need for Deeper Reforms
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 23, 2014 CONTACT: Zerline Hughes O: 202.558.7974 x 308 M: 202.320.1029…
Report Questions Virginia’s Billion Dollar Corrections Budget
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ZERLINE HUGHES APRIL 2, 2014 202.558.7974 X 308 202.320.1029 Report…
SAMHSA, MacArthur Renew Commitment to Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Needs
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and MacArthur are…

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