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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.

Justice Policy Institute Commends New York’s Landmark Raise the Age Legislation

New York joins the growing list of states implementing safer, more cost effective raise the age polices

Missouri fails 17-year-old offenders

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.

Angola is not only a prison, but a very expensive nursing home

Citing JPI's Defining Violence. 

Activists Hopeful ‘Torture’ of NY Teens Ends With Passage of Raise the Age Legislation This Year

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.

Texas, Missouri Debate Next Step on Raise the Age

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

The Unfinished Business of Juvenile Justice

JPI's Jason Ziedenberg discussed Raise the Age. 

Commentary: Texas can raise the age and keep youth, communities safe

Citing JPI's new Raise the Age report. 

Let’s Celebrate Our Success and Work Toward Much-Needed Progress

Citing JPI's Sticker Shock.

Some States Are Still Sending Teens to Adult Prisons

Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.

Why Young People of Color Are Central To 'Raising The Age' Debates

Quoting JPI's Marc Schindler.

How to Keep Closing Prisons in a Trump Era

Citing JPI's new Raise The Age report. 

Reality Check with Charles Ellison

JPI's Marc Schindler joing Reality Check with Charles Ellison on WURD Philly.

How to Reduce Juvenile Crime: Use Separate Courts

Learn more in JPI's new Raise the Age report. 

End political influence of bail bonds industry: Column

Citing JPI on #BailReformMD. 

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