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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.

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A Louisiana Bill Would Give Public Defenders More Funding. Public Defenders Aren’t Happy.
Cites Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Will Sessions’ New Justice Strategy Turn the Clock Back on Civil Rights?
Executive Director Marc Schindler and Vice President of JustLeadershipUSA Brent Cohen examine how the DOJ under Sessions is pivoting away from civil rights, human rights, and criminal justice reform.…
Comprehensive crime bill will take us back decades
Cites JPI's The Right Investment? Corrections Spending in Baltimore City report.
7 Great Education Policy Ideas for Progressives in 2018
Cites JPI's Pruning Prisons: How Cutting Corrections Can Save Money and Protect Public Safety report.
Safety At Bend-La Pine Schools
Citing Executive Director Marc Schindler's interview with NPR about School Resource Officers.
More cops in schools affects children of color the most
Cites JPI's Education Under Arrest: The Case Against Police in Schools report.
Do school resource officers keep schools safer?
Executive Director Marc Schindler speaks about why hiring more counselors and psychologists instead of adding more law enforcement officers is proven to be safer for our schools.
Do Police Officers In Schools Really Make Them Safer?
Quotes Executive Director Marc Schindler on the effectiviness of SROs in schools.
As new bill attempts to overhaul juvenile justice system, what you need to know about the Lincoln Hills controversy
Cites JPI's Sticker Shock report.
Local Restorative Justice Could Be Best Kind of Diversion for Youth
Quotes JPI's Sticker Shock report.
Hogan’s crime bills won’t actually reduce crime
As the legislature debates Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's regressive crime bills, Marc Schindler and Kevin Ring, President of Families Against Mandatory Minimum , explain why they won't actually reduce…
Long Creek’s new leader concedes juvenile facility’s at a crossroads
The Portland Press Herald cites JPI's work on per-resident cost, in which Maine is among the highest in the country.
The Problem with Private Prisons
Cites JPI's Gaming the System report.
Murder, Scandal and a State Intervention: What's Going on With Baltimore's Police Department?
Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.
A cycle-breaking program Baltimore could use
Cites JPI's The Right Investment report.

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