Skip to main content

News from past 90 days

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. 

A DC Jail Unit Challenges the ‘Warehouse’ Approach to Corrections

Cites JPI's work with the Young Men Emerging video.

Virginia Teen Was Detained and Prosecuted for Saying 'Oink Oink' to Cop

Cites JPI's Dangers of Detention report.

Overcrowded jails, wasted tax dollars: Let's reform cash bail in Kentucky — and the nation

Cites JPI's Bail Fail report.

Thousands of Americans are jailed before trial. A new report shows the lasting impact.

Cites JPI's Bail Fail report.

How I ‘Jump-Started’ My Life After Prison

Tyrone Walker, JPI Intern and Georgetown Pivot Fellow, writes on the importance of second chances for Second Chance Month. 

Maryland keeps a model prisoner locked up 15 years too long

Cites JPI's "The Ungers: 5 Years and Counting" report.

Maryland’s prison population drops to 1980s levels, continuing a multiyear decline

Cites Ryan King, JPI's Director of Research and Policy. 

JPI's work

Through a combination of groundbreaking research, communications strategies and technical assistance, we inform advocates, policymakers and the media about fair and effective approaches to justice and community well-being.

Learn more »


We envision a society with safe, equitable and healthy communities; just and effective solutions to social problems; and the use of incarceration only as a last resort. Please help us end the #IncarcerationGeneration with a generous contribution.

Contribute »

Sign up for our newsletter