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Will Sessions’ New Justice Strategy Turn the Clock Back on Civil Rights?
Executive Director Marc Schindler and Vice President of JustLeadershipUSA Brent Cohen examine how…
Comprehensive crime bill will take us back decades
Cites JPI's The Right Investment? Corrections Spending in Baltimore City report.
Do Police Officers In Schools Really Make Them Safer?
Quotes Executive Director Marc Schindler on the effectiviness of SROs in schools.
Local Restorative Justice Could Be Best Kind of Diversion for Youth
Quotes JPI's Sticker Shock report.
Hogan’s crime bills won’t actually reduce crime
As the legislature debates Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's regressive crime bills, Marc Schindler and…
The Problem with Private Prisons
Cites JPI's Gaming the System report.
A cycle-breaking program Baltimore could use
Cites JPI's The Right Investment report.
Finding a Fix
Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.
Governor Hogan, Don’t echo President Trump on crime
The Governor should heed his own words and “explore better, smarter options” that…
Justice Department Ends Era of Pushing Police Reform
Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.
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…
Locking Kids in Jail for Misbehavior Isn’t Just Unfair—It’s Abuse
Citing JPI's Sticker Shock.
Congress’ chance to do right by America’s youth
Why Congress should reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA).
Commentary: Our Work to Reform the Juvenile Justice System Is Not Yet Complete
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.
Youth Advocates Release Statement Opposing the President's Comments Encouraging Use of Force Against Community Members
JPI joins partner organizations across the juvenile justice and criminal justice field for a…
Kamala Harris wants to offer states money to end “money bail” systems that are often discriminatory
Citing JPI's Bail Fail.
The mounting costs of nationwide immigration enforcement
JPI staff writes about the costs of crimmigration .
The Constitution and students’ rights
Citing JPI's Education Under Arrest.
It’s time to end cash bail that leads unfairly to time in jail
Citing JPI's Bail Fail.
Pennsylvania offers a new 'smart on crime' approach. But does it actually work?
Quoting JPI's Jason Ziedenberg.
How ‘Raise the Age’ Laws Might Reduce Recidivism
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.
Shifting Policies Will Turn Back the Clock on Private Prisons Reform
JPI's Paul Ashton weighs in on the for-profit private prison industry.
Lead Poisoning, a Persistent Sign of Poverty, Is Linked to School Suspensions and Lower Student Test Scores
Citing JPI's Sticker Shock.
Pretrial release programs critical to eliminating cash bail
Citing JPI's Bailing on Balitmore.
Resource deputies to remain at schools, must prove program’s success
Citing JPI's Education Under Arrest.

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