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News from past 90 days

Latest indictments of Maryland jail guards feed long-raging debate around need for corrections reforms

Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Shindler on our “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland” report.

Ending the violence in Baltimore

JPI's Ryan King, Director of Research and Policy, and Keith Wallington, State Based Strategist, discuss Maryland's justice system and new policy brief "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland."

Changing the Rules on Drug Laws

Cites JPI's policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland.”

Lake Juvenile Court begins review of detention risk-assessment tool

Cites JPI's "The Dangers of Detention" report.

Missouri prosecutors hold all the cards. Public defenders and vulnerable clients fold

Cites JPI's "System Overload" report. 

African-Americans and Maryland’s Prison Population

Ryan King, Director of Research & Policy, discusses JPI's newest policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland” on the air. 

Black students disciplined at higher rates in Indiana schools

Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock" report. 

Prevention a better approach to Maryland crime control than punishment

Cites JPI's policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland.”

Proportion of Maryland black prison population is more than double the national average of 32%

Cites JPI's policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland.”

Why is Maryland keeping an 85-year-old man and four other octogenarians in prison?

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

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