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[REPORTS 2020] New Report Underscores Laws and Practices that Treat Youth as Adults Fail to Make Communities Safer
Report Finds That Ending the Adultification of Youth by the Justice System is an Urgent and…
It’s time to remove cops from campuses and invest resources in teachers and students, not police
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others at the hands of…
Cops out: City schools remove SROs, while county holds off
Cites JPI's work on School Resource Officers with our "Education Under Arrest" report.
Public Defenders Take to the Streets in a Call for Racial Justice
Cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…
Protests continue for the 11th straight day in Baltimore following the death of George Floyd
Cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…
Minneapolis Public Schools Voted To End Its Contract With The City’s Police After The Death Of George Floyd
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Maryland to close two juvenile detention centers
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Over 200 coronavirus cases reported in Maryland Prison system, department says
Quotes JPI's Director of Research and Policy Ryan King.
The COVID-19 ‘Catch-22’ for Young People Behind Bars
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler d iscusses the current reality of y outh in juvenile…
Despite pandemic, sheriff continues booking suspects on minor, nonviolent offenses
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
COVID-19 Behind Bars: Release Can Be ‘Lethal’ Without Help
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses how, as a response to COVID-19, the release of…
Growing Old in Prison: How Md. Is Working to Ease Path to Release for a Low-Risk, High-Cost Population
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Maryland ACLU calls for widespread testing of inmates and workers; corrections department discusses wider testing
Cites JPI's "Maryland Prisons and COVID-19."
Cut in MD Youth Detention During Pandemic Lowers Racial Disparities
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over…
Incarceration Increases Young Black Men’s Risk of Repeatedly Being Violently Injured
Cite JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…

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