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

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Walker may be gone, but an unjust justice system still exists
Cites JPI's brief for Dane County, Wisconsin.
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.
[PRESS RELEASE] Trump’s Department of Justice Interferes in Local DC Government, Playing on Racist Stereotypes to Suggest Council’s Second Look Bill will Make DC Less Safe
“I can’t undo what I did 24 years ago, but I can devote my life to making DC…
Minneapolis Pledges $650k For Tenants’ Legal Defense
Cites JPI's Housing and Public Safety report.
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.
Sens. Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren propose criminal justice reforms: Will they make a difference?
Quotes JPI's Director of Research and Policy, Ryan King.
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.
A DC Jail Unit Challenges the ‘Warehouse’ Approach to Corrections
Cites JPI's work with the Young Men Emerging video.

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