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The problems that led to Milwaukee’s riots exist in way more US cities than Milwaukee

Citing JPI's The Right Investment.

How Wisconsin Became the Home of Black Incarceration

Citing JPI's reserach on Wisconsin.

Riots are destructive, dangerous, and scary — but can lead to serious social reforms

Citing JPI's The Right Investment.

Bullied by the Badge

Thousands of police officers are now stationed inside public schools. What does this mean for students?

Fed up with meager funding, Mo. public defender appoints governor to defend assault suspect

Citing JPI's System Overload.

Why John Hinckley Jr., Attempted Reagan Assassin, Will Go Free

JPI's Marc Schindler weighs in.

Missouri’s Governor Cut Funding to the State’s Public Defenders. So They Assigned Him a Case

JPI's Marc Schindler weighs in. 

Spending On Prisons Has Increased Dramatically Since 1980

JPI's Research and Policy Director Jason Ziedenberg weighs in. 

Almost 7,000 People Died in Police Custody in Texas, According to New Report

Citing JPI's Race and Imprisonment in Texas.

Freddie Gray Denied Justice—and the Whole Damn System Is to Blame

Gray's death was ruled a homicide, but according to the justice system, no one is responsible.

Teen inmates to be moved off Rikers amid push for age-appropriate policies

JPI's Jason Ziedenberg weighs in on the age-appropriate policy.

Eliminating racial divide in Howard school suspensions requires community effort, county leaders say

"If you don't acknowledge that I live a different reality, you're not willing to do anything to change that"

Our Bail System Is Leaving Innocent People To Die In Jail Because They’re Poor

When freedom is only available to those who can afford it, many end up paying with their lives.

Yale group sets up bail fund to cut pretrial jail time

Citing JPI's Bail Fail.

How video changed Americans' views toward the police, from Rodney King to Alton Sterling

Citing JPI's Education Under Arrest.

No discipline for supervisor in youth abuse incidents

JPI's Marc Schindler speaks out about abuse at Wisconsin's youth prison. 

Who is in Prison and What it Costs

Citing JPI's The Right Investment

A Social Worker in a Robe

One judge faces criticism from colleagues and professional stigma for doing what he thinks is right.

3 Education Issues That Need to Be Addressed on Top of Affirmative Action

Mic cites JPI on the school to prison pipeline

Time for adult responsibility at Connecticut Juvenile Training School

JPI's Marc Schindler calls for reform at Connecticut Juvenile Training School. 

What I really want for Father’s Day: Stop Solitary for Kids

JPI's Marc Schindler tells why we must Stop Solitary for Kids

A path to an overdue end of bail

More than 8,200 people were held on bail in Baltimore last year because they couldn't afford release.

Hogan prepares to sign off on overhaul of Maryland criminal justice system

On Thursday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will sign off on a major shift in criminal justice policy.

Should Solitary Confinement for Youth be Abolished?

JPI's Marc Schindler joins WPFW's Crossroads to discuss Stop Solitary for Kids.  

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