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Here, you can learn JPI's perspective on criminal and juvenile justice systems and how we can improve the well-being of people and communities, including our most recent press releases, appearences in the media, and other criminal and juvenile justice related news.

For media inquiries,contact Olivia Martinez, Digital Media Associate, at office (202) 888-6784 or cell (714) 600-4463or contact Marc Schindler, Executive Director, at office (202) 568-6569.

Hundreds of Thousands Are Languishing in Jails Because They Can't Afford Bail Bonds: A National Movement Is Building to End This
Citing JPI's Bail Fail .
Harnessing data and information can lead to a better youth justice system
Read our new report Improving Approaches to Serving Young Adults in the Justice System.
Draw From Juvenile Justice System’s Strengths for Better Approaches for Young Adults
Read our new report Improving Approaches to Serving Young Adults in the Justice System.
Liz Ryan, President of Youth First Initiative, Discusses the Painful Reality of Youth Incarceration
Citing JPI's "Sticker Shock" .
Greater Baltimore Committee recommends initiatives to put more ex-offenders to work
Citing JPI's research on Baltimore.
Justice by Algorithm
Citing JPI's "Bailing on Baltimore"
A Focus on Young Adults Will Help Create Safer Communities and Reduce the Use of Incarceration
Marc Schindler discusses JPI's newest report on young adult justice.
Baltimore's cash bail system traps thousands, propelling the poor deeper into poverty
Citing JPI's Bail Fail.
Time is right for criminal justice reforms
Jordan Richardson of the Charles Koch Institute cites JPI.
Maryland's unconstitutional bail reality
Maryland's bail system is unconstitutional and can't be allowed to continue.
Study: Maryland spending too much locking people up; Not enough on alternative programs
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler joins Fox Baltimore to discuss reinvestment in Maryland.
MD Bail Industry Takes Hit From New Rule Protecting Poor Defendants
Judiciary Rules Committee approves guidance for judges instructing them to reconsider bail for defendants to poor to pay.
Reform Maryland’s cash-bail practices
JPI joins the Pretrial Justice Institute in calling for Maryland pretrial reform.
‘Expansive’ Juvenile Justice Reform Bill Close to Law in DC
JPI's Marc Schindler weighs in.
Stop Solitary for Kids: The Movement Grows
The Stop Solitary for Kids campaign continues to gain momentum.

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