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It's time to acknowledge that long prison terms do not prevent violence
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and Director of Research and Policy Ryan King discuss we…
DC Police tweet implies gun crimes would worsen if bill passed to release some young violent offenders. One councilmember says no evidence of that
This piece originally appeared on WUSA9 November 11, 2020.
Emerging Adults and Police Killings
While many have known all too well that law enforcement has victimized communities of color…
D.C.’s promising initiative for young incarcerated people
JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker and Joel Castón discuss D.C. Jail’s Young Men Emerging…
Violent crime in Baltimore is no laughing matter, Gov. Hogan
Cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…
‘The Doors Don’t Lock’ in DC Jail Program for Young Adults
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker and cites our two…
D.C. and Maryland have new policies allowing prisoners to vote. Making it happen is hard.
Quotes JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker.
‘A disjointed system’: Policing policies fuel criminalization of youth
Quotes JPI's Director of Organizational Impact Paul Ashton.
[POLICY BRIEF 2020] Washington, DC's Young Adult Justice Reforms
Traditionally, criminal justice system involved young, or emerging, adults age 18-25 have been…
[PRESS RELEASE] New Briefs Highlight Unique Needs of Emerging Adults in Washington, DC’s Justice System, and Leadership of the District in Reform Efforts
Today the Justice Policy Institute (JPI) releases two papers on justice reform initiatives in the…
Heller School graduate discusses bail funds, problems with U.S. cash bail system
Cites JPI's "Bail Fail" report.
Efforts Intensify for Incarcerated Citizens’ Right to Vote
Cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…
Ideas Presented on Criminal Justice Reform
Cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy…
TN Spends Millions on Police at Schools. Will COVID-19 Prompt Changes?
Quotes Executive Director Marc Schindler and cites JPI's "The Presence of School Resource Officers…
Statewide nonprofit puts youth incarceration under the microscope
Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock 2020" report.

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