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For media inquiries, please contact Sadie Rose-Stern, Director of Communications and External Affairs, at 202.888.6748.

Missouri prosecutors hold all the cards. Public defenders and vulnerable clients fold
Cites JPI's "System Overload" report.
Ending the violence in Baltimore
JPI's Ryan King, Director of Research and Policy, and Keith Wallington, State Based Strategist, discuss Maryland's justice system and new policy brief "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of…
Lake Juvenile Court begins review of detention risk-assessment tool
Cites JPI's "The Dangers of Detention" report.
Changing the Rules on Drug Laws
Cites JPI's policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland.”
African-Americans and Maryland’s Prison Population
Ryan King, Director of Research & Policy, discusses JPI's newest policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland” on the air.
Black students disciplined at higher rates in Indiana schools
Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock" report.
Proportion of Maryland black prison population is more than double the national average of 32%
Cites JPI's policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland.”
Prevention a better approach to Maryland crime control than punishment
Cites JPI's policy brief “Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland.”
[POLICY BRIEFS 2019] Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland
NEW POLICY BRIEF: Maryland leads the nation in incarcerating young Black men, sentenced to the longest prison terms, at a rate 25% higher than the next nearest state — Mississippi. State has…
Why is Maryland keeping an 85-year-old man and four other octogenarians in prison?
Cites JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting" report.
Mich. legislature passes bills to stop automatically charging, incarcerating 17-year-olds as adults
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Decisions on juvenile detention in era of school threats guided by law, principles
Cites JPI's "The Dangers of Detention" report.
Private prisons fuel corruption
Cites JPI's "Gaming the System" report.
D.C. Council, Advocates Discuss Federal Inmate Voting Rights
Quotes JPI Associate Tyrone Walker's testimony on restoring voting rights.
D.C. Council hears support for letting jailed felons vote
Discusses Tyrone Walker, JPI Associate, work for voting rights.

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