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Latest indictments of Maryland jail guards feed long-raging debate around need for corrections reforms
Quotes JPI's E xecutive Director Marc Shindler on our “Rethinking Approaches to Over…
Ending the violence in Baltimore
JPI's Ryan King, Director of Research and Policy, and Keith Wallington, State Based Strategist,…
Prevention a better approach to Maryland crime control than punishment
Cites JPI's policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults…
Proportion of Maryland black prison population is more than double the national average of 32%
Cites JPI's policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults…
Why is Maryland keeping an 85-year-old man and four other octogenarians in prison?
Cites JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting" report.
D.C. Council hears support for letting jailed felons vote
Discusses Tyrone Walker, JPI Associate, work for voting rights.
Activists Rally Behind 'Second Look' Amendment Act for Incarcerated Youth
Quotes JPI Associate Tyrone Walker's testimony on restoring voting rights.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Watch Wide Angle Youth Media’s video on the Unger Group
Discussing the release of the new short film " The Ungers: A Matter of Time."
OSI publishes cost-benefit analysis of releasing aging prisoners
Cites JPI's “ The Ungers: Five Years and Counting ” report.
Paroling elderly inmates is humane solution to costly mass incarceration
Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses geriatric parole and the landmark court ruling —…
Congress should move forward on sentencing reform
Cites JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting."
Nonprofit points to Maryland Unger cases as proof oldest prisoners should be set free
Cites and discusses JPI's new report "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting."

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