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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 Elizabeth McCabe Deal, Communications Director, at office (202) 888-6748 or cell (917) 620-9540, or contact Olivia Martinez, Digital Media Associate, at office (202) 888-6784 or cell (714) 600-4463.

Greater Baltimore Committee recommends initiatives to put more ex-offenders to work
Citing JPI's research 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.
How Juvenile Justice Officials, Partners Should Honor National Youth Justice Awareness Month
Citing JPI and the Stop Solitary for Kids campaign.
Unconstitutional detention
Md. judges should stop requiring cash as a condition of bail or at least set realistic prices.
Md. attorney general’s office raises constitutionality questions about state’s cash bail system
Citing JPI's Marc Schindler and Bail Fail report.
An effective approach to youth justice will help enhance public safety
What the new FBI crime statistics tell us about juvenile justice reform.
A 14-Year-Old Is Facing Trial for 'Stealing' a Milk Carton - and It's Part of a Huge Problem
Citing JPI's Education Under Arrest .

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