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Our research is often cited in stories about criminal justice reform and our staff is regularly sought out and quoted for its expertise on crucial issues dealing with fixing our broken criminal and juvenile justice systems. Here you can find a recent articles and blog posts from across the country mentioning our work.

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‘Lower Level’ of COVID-19 Health Care Warned for Kids in Custody
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Let’s keep youth justice from making the coronavirus worse
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler reflects on how r eleasing low risk incarcerated youth will help curb the coronavirus and improve the justice system.
The Clock Is Ticking On Keeping Incarcerated Citizens Safe
JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker and JPI's State Strategiest Keith Wallington join Eddie Conway on the Real News.
Advocates Urge Release of Older Prison Population Due to COVID-19
Quotes JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Prison Population Vulnerable During Crisis
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
The Crisis of America’s Disconnected Youth—and How to Connect Them
Cites JPI's "Dangers of Detention" report.
Coronavirus in Prisons: Advocates Urge Release of Geriatric Population
Quotes JPI Associate Tyrone Walker.
State halts prison, juvenile justice facility visits indefinitely amid coronavirus outbreak
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler on Coronavirus press release.
Support Our Brothers Behind the Walls
Cites JPI's policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland.”
Bill would take governor's office out of parole decisions
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Early Data Shows Raise the Age Slowly Taking Effect For North Carolina’s Juveniles
Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock" report.
Bill Would Remove Md. Governor’s Office From Parole Decisions
Quotes Keith Wallington, JPI's State Strategiest.
Pennsylvania’s Board of Pardons should show mercy to more people like me | Opinion
Cites JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting" report.
Lenawee Christian School hires school resource officers
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler on SROs.
New community fund gives options to nonviolent offenders who can’t afford bail
Cites JPI's reasearch on recidivism.
Central Florida prosecutors, defenders team up with Morgan & Morgan to create Community Bail Fund
Cites JPI's "Bail Fail" report.
The next step in Connecticut’s juvenile justice reform
Quotes JPI's "Raise the Age" report.
Connecticut has reason to celebrate on youth justice reforms
JPI's Executive Director reflects on Connecticut's 10-year-anniversary of raising the age for handling youth in juvenile court.
MD Gov. Calls Crime in Baltimore ‘Urgent Crisis’
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
D.C. Police Can’t Handcuff Children Age 12 And Younger Under New Policy
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Report: Maryland Has Largest Black Prison Population in U.S.
Article and interview with JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler about JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy brief.
Maryland leads the nation in incarcerating young black men
Discusses JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy brief.
Senate Panel Briefed on Disparity in Incarceration
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler on "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy brief.
Juvenile justice, parole reform needed, analyst tells Senate panel
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
In Sacramento, Youth Activists Push to Get Police Out of Schools
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler on the use of School Resource Officers.

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