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Commentary: Our Work to Reform the Juvenile Justice System Is Not Yet Complete

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report. 

Youth Advocates Release Statement Opposing the President's Comments Encouraging Use of Force Against Community Members

JPI joins partner organizations across the juvenile justice and criminal justice field for a statement on President Trump's comments. 

Kamala Harris wants to offer states money to end “money bail” systems that are often discriminatory

Citing JPI's Bail Fail. 

The mounting costs of nationwide immigration enforcement

JPI staff writes about the costs of crimmigration

The Constitution and students’ rights

Citing JPI's Education Under Arrest. 

It’s time to end cash bail that leads unfairly to time in jail

Citing JPI's Bail Fail. 

Pennsylvania offers a new 'smart on crime' approach. But does it actually work?

Quoting JPI's Jason Ziedenberg. 

How ‘Raise the Age’ Laws Might Reduce Recidivism

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report. 

Shifting Policies Will Turn Back the Clock on Private Prisons Reform

JPI's Paul Ashton weighs in on the for-profit private prison industry. 

Lead Poisoning, a Persistent Sign of Poverty, Is Linked to School Suspensions and Lower Student Test Scores

Citing JPI's Sticker Shock.

Pretrial release programs critical to eliminating cash bail

Citing JPI's Bailing on Balitmore. 

Resource deputies to remain at schools, must prove program’s success

Citing JPI's Education Under Arrest. 

Life in the hole: Solitary confinement is a cauldron meant to destroy

JPI Board Member Marcus Bullock tells why we must #StopSolitaryForKids. 

Urban Agenda KMOJ (FM)

JPI's Marc Schindler discusses Raise the Age. 

Attorney general calls for harsher sentences on drug offenses despite conflicts

Citing JPI's Jason Ziedenberg. 

A 17-year-old is not an adult, and shouldn’t be treated as such. Even felons.

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.

Young people without lawyers costs all of us

JPI's Marc Schindler weighs in on Gault's 50th anniversary. 

Raise the age, or pay the price

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.

What If You Can't Afford Bail? A Few Large Companies Rake In Billions In Bond Business

Citing JPI's For Better or For Profit.

Mother's Day: Spare a Thought for Moms with Kids Behind Bars

Citing JPI.

How to ensure men are not locked out of society after having been locked up

Citing JPI.

JPI Statement on Attorney General’s Sentencing Directive

Session’s charging memo is a huge step backward that will raise taxpayers' costs, with no public safety benefit.

Raise the age: Texas' 17-year-old offenders don't belong in prisons with adults and that should change.

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report. 

Raise the Age Wave Stalled in Michigan, But Gathering Strength in Texas, North Carolina

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report. 

New York State Resolves To Raise the Age for Juvenile Court Proceedings

Citing JPI's Marc Schindler on our new Raise the Age report.

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