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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.

Attorney general calls for harsher sentences on drug offenses despite conflicts
Citing JPI's Jason Ziedenberg.
A 17-year-old is not an adult, and shouldn’t be treated as such. Even felons.
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.
Young people without lawyers costs all of us
JPI's Marc Schindler weighs in on Gault's 50th anniversary.
Raise the age, or pay the price
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.
What If You Can't Afford Bail? A Few Large Companies Rake In Billions In Bond Business
Citing JPI's For Better or For Profit .
Mother's Day: Spare a Thought for Moms with Kids Behind Bars
Citing JPI.
How to ensure men are not locked out of society after having been locked up
Citing JPI.
JPI Statement on Attorney General’s Sentencing Directive
Session’s charging memo is a huge step backward that will raise taxpayers' costs, with no public safety benefit.
Raise the age: Texas' 17-year-old offenders don't belong in prisons with adults and that should change.
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.
Raise the Age Wave Stalled in Michigan, But Gathering Strength in Texas, North Carolina
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.
New York State Resolves To Raise the Age for Juvenile Court Proceedings
Citing JPI's Marc Schindler on our new Raise the Age report.
Justice Policy Institute Commends New York’s Landmark Raise the Age Legislation
New York joins the growing list of states implementing safer, more cost effective raise the age polices
Missouri fails 17-year-old offenders
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.
Angola is not only a prison, but a very expensive nursing home
Citing JPI's Defining Violence.
Activists Hopeful ‘Torture’ of NY Teens Ends With Passage of Raise the Age Legislation This Year
Citing JPI's Raise the Age report.

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