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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 — Unger v. Maryland. 

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."

[PRESS RELEASE] New Research Highlights Costs of Long Sentences

New Research Highlights Costs of Long Sentences Press Release. 

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."

Crime Victims Agree Violent Offenders Should Also Get Community Treatment

JPI staff Ryan King and Jeremy Kittredge discuss our new report "Smart, Safe, Fair: Strategies to Prevent Youth Violence, Heal Victims of Crime, and Reduce Racial Inequity."

Common Ground Possible on Healing Victims, Preventing Violence

Discusses our report "Smart, Safe and Fair: Strategies to Prevent Youth Violence, Heal Victims of Crime and Reduce Racial Inequality."

A Balanced Response to Youth Violence

Keith Wallington, JPI's State Based Strategist, discusses crime survivor needs and our "Smart, Safe, and Fair: Strategies to Prevent Youth Violence, Heal Victims of Crime, and Reduce Racial Inequality" report.

On the one year anniversary of Md.'s Justice Reinvestment Act, we don't have enough data to analyze its efficacy

JPI's Ryan King and Keith Wallington weigh in on the one year anniversary of Maryland's Justice Reinvestment Act.

[PRESS RELEASE] On the first anniversary of the Justice Reinvestment Act, a new Justice Policy Institute policy brief calls for full implementation

Justice Reinvestment Act Press Release. 

Virginia attorney general calls for reforming state’s bond system

Cites JPI's Bail Fail report. 

Drug court should be helpful in long run

Cites JPI's Addicted to Courts report. 

Teens Have It Tough; Why Are We Making Things Harder?

Cites JPI's the Dangers of Detention report.

Tony Evers supports cutting prison population 50%, but releasing thousands of violent criminals?

Cites JPI's research director, Ryan King on people who are incarcerated for violent offences. 

It's time to be smarter on crime

JPI State Based Strategist Keith Wallington and Julie Magers of the Leader of the Maryland Prisoners’ Rights Coalition discuss Maryland's need for smart on crime reforms.

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