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California to phase out Division of Juvenile Justice, creating an opportunity for substantial reform

Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock: The Cost of Youth Incarceration" policy brief. 

Maryland inmate coronavirus death toll increases to 18 as questions remain over state’s vaccination schedule

Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.

COVID vaccines: Prisoners excluded from US plans

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

Maryland spent $5.8 million on a youth jail against expert advice. Now its closure could mark a shift in juvenile justice

Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.

Sticker Shock: The Cost of New York’s Youth Prisons Approaches $1 Million Per Kid

Cites JPI's 2020 "Sticker Shock" policy brief. 

How Madison youth-centered programs work to avoid police interactions

Cites JPI's "Rethinking the Blues" report. 

It's time to acknowledge that long prison terms do not prevent violence

JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and Director of Research and Policy Ryan King discuss we need to address incarcerated people serving long sentences for serious and violent crimes to truly tackle mass incarceration.

Report: Incarceration Destabilizes Neighborhood Economies, Doesn’t Increase Safety

Cites JPI's "The Right Investment?" report. 

DC Police tweet implies gun crimes would worsen if bill passed to release some young violent offenders. One councilmember says no evidence of that

Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker 0n the Second Look Amendment Act.

D.C.’s promising initiative for young incarcerated people

JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker and Joel Castón discuss D.C. Jail’s Young Men Emerging Unit. 

Violent crime in Baltimore is no laughing matter, Gov. Hogan

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

‘The Doors Don’t Lock’ in DC Jail Program for Young Adults

Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker and cites our two reports on Washington, DC's Young Adult Justice Reforms.

Committee focuses on drug penalty reform, elderly parole

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

D.C. and Maryland have new policies allowing prisoners to vote. Making it happen is hard.

Quotes JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker. 

‘A disjointed system’: Policing policies fuel criminalization of youth

Quotes JPI's Director of Organizational Impact Paul Ashton. 

[PRESS RELEASE] New Briefs Highlight Unique Needs of Emerging Adults in Washington, DC’s Justice System, and Leadership of the District in Reform Efforts

Today the Justice Policy Institute (JPI) releases two papers on justice reform initiatives in the District, “Emerging Adults in Washington DC’s Justice System,” and “DC’s Young Men Emerging Unit: A Story of Reform and Lessons Learned from the Front Lines.”

Heller School graduate discusses bail funds, problems with U.S. cash bail system

Cites JPI's "Bail Fail" report. 

Efforts Intensify for Incarcerated Citizens’ Right to Vote

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

Ideas Presented on Criminal Justice Reform

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

TN Spends Millions on Police at Schools. Will COVID-19 Prompt Changes?

Quotes Executive Director Marc Schindler and cites JPI's "The Presence of School Resource Officers in America’s Schools" report.

Statewide nonprofit puts youth incarceration under the microscope

Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock 2020" report. 

There’s a Movement to Defund School Police, Too

Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler on the use of SROs. 

Youth Prisons: Why Are We Paying to be Less Safe?

JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker discuss the need to close youth prisons and create more equitable and effective systems of youth justice.

New York City Pushes Toward Goal of Zero Girls in Detention With New Program

Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock 2020" report. 

When America's schools reopen, police don't belong there

JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses SROs and JPI's "The Presence of School Resource Officers in America’s Schools" report.

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