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News from past 90 days

Juvenile justice: Initiative encourages courts to find detention alternatives

Cites JPI's the Dangers of Detention report.

Newport police chief seeks support for resource officer in new school

Cites JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.

Watch Wide Angle Youth Media’s video on the Unger Group

Discussing the release of the new short film "The Ungers: A Matter of Time."

14 advocacy groups urge Baltimore Mayor Pugh to end marijuana arrests

JPI was part of a coalition of advocacy groups that sent a letter to the Baltimore Mayor.

A Florida boy was arrested after refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in class

Cites JPI's Education Under Arrest report.

After Parkland, Schools Upped Police Presence. Has it Made Students Safer?

Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.

These Pension Funds Invest Millions in Private Prisons

Cites JPI's Gaming the System report.

Resource officers: Half a year in, adjustment has been smooth

Quotes JPI Executive Director Marc Schindler.

OSI publishes cost-benefit analysis of releasing aging prisoners

Cites JPI's “The Ungers: Five Years and Counting” report.

Youth rehabilitation in D.C.: From controversy to progress

Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses reforms to the Youth Rehabilitation Act and services for justice system involved young adults in Washington DC.

Portland students walk out to protest police officers on campus

Cite's Executive Director Marc Schindler on School Resource Officers. 

First Step Act is a Good Start

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

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