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Baltimore burned after Gray's death because his demise was emblematic.
Letter in response to the New York Times piece On Probation, Lives Can Run Far Off Track.
President Obama’s speech on criminal justice reform last month included a familiar refrain for juvenile justice reformers: “Kids are different.”
VA's parole system has become a topic of conversation in recent months, the result of a new commission created by Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
On Thursday, July 30, Gov. Hogan announced the immediate closing of the Baltimore City Detention Center.
The state of MD will save $10 million-$15 million per year by closing Baltimore City Detention Center.
Statement on Governor Hogan’s announcement of closing Baltimore jail
Sandra Bland’s death was preventable on multiple levels. A jail architect explains how design failed her nearly as badly as the police.
President Barack Obama surprised many last week by making an appearance in a place where no president has appeared before - a federal penitentiary.
Year-over-year, America sets new prison records. No other nation on Earth comes close to America’s “lock’em up” ethos.
The Koch brothers have connections to lobbying groups that harmed inmates, yet they are becoming vocal advocates for prison reform.
During a powerful speech to the NAACP convention on Tuesday, President Obama outlined sweeping reforms to ensure our justice system is more fair and effective.
Shaena Fazal and Jeff Fleischer of Youth Advocate Programs comment on Patrick McCarthy's ideas about closing youth prisons.
JPI's Jason Ziedenberg discusses prisons, community corrections, and rehabilitation and re-integration of formerly incarcerated people.
President Obama’s recent tweets about mass incarceration bring policy discussions to the public.
Unless we deal with the issue of police interactions, the bail system and everything else is just a bunch of bandaids.
Republicans want to make this a debate about safe streets. Perhaps McAuliffe, the self-styled Jobs Governor, can make it about economic opportunity.
Criminal justice reform experts discuss problems with parole in America on the Kojo show.
The National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families will host its second Municipal Leadership for Juvenile Justice Reform Leadership Academy from September 23-25, 2015 in Minneapolis.
Marc Schindler, JPI's executive director, discusses the realities of being a minor in prison on HuffPost Live.
A Marketplace analysis found the unemployment rate in Sandtown-Winchester is 22 percent.
Amanda Petteruti, Justice Policy Institute's senior research associate, wrote a letter to the editor in response to a Washington Post article entitled “Va. to revisit parole option.”
Columbia has just become the first university in the U.S. to divest from private prison companies.
The Justice Policy Institute is proud to announce its newest board member, Marcus Bullock
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