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Here, you can learn JPI's perspective on criminal and juvenile justice systems and how we can improve the well-being of people and communities, including our most recent press releases, appearences in the media, and other criminal and juvenile justice related news.

For media inquiries, contact Sadie Rose-Stern, Director of Communications and External Affairs 202.888.6748.

Podcast Release: James Featherstone and life after a life sentence
Discusses the Unger ruling and JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting" report.
200 elderly lifers got out of prison en masse. Here’s what happened next.
Discusses JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and counting" report.
A GOP GOVERNOR HAS A CHANCE TO FIX A BLUE STATE’S DRACONIAN APPROACH TO PAROLING JUVENILE OFFENDERS
Cites JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting."
Why more states are giving juvenile offenders a second chance
Quotes Executive Director Marc Schindler.
[PRESS RELEASE] Justice Long Overdue: Lessons Learned from the Successful Release of People Serving Life in Prison
Justice Long Overdue event Press Release.
Ending mass incarceration: lessons from the 'Ungers'
Cites JPI's “The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting” report.
Study finds low recidivism, potential savings to releasing older prisoners
Cites JPI's “The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting” report.
Study: Violent criminals get 'Too Old' for crime
Cites JPI's “The Ungers, 5 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 —…
Maryland releases 200 inmates sentenced prior to 1981
Cites JPI's “The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting” report.
Study shows elderly inmates not safety risk despite violent past
Cites JPI's “The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting” report.
Congress should move forward on sentencing reform
Cites JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting."
‘Paroling Grandpa’: Study Finds 3% Recidivism Rate Among Elderly Ex-Inmates
Cites and discusses JPI's new report "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."
[PRESS RELEASE] New Research Highlights Costs of Long Sentences
New Research Highlights Costs of Long Sentences Press Release.

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