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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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Baltimore is mired in violent crime. Could part of the solution be found in reclaimed wood?
Cites JPI's The Right Investment report.
Iowa paid dearly for holding this troubled teen in isolation for up to 21 hours a day. He's not the only one being locked away.
Cites Justice Policy Institute as part of the collaborative effort behind Stop Solitary of Kids.
Maryland Leads as Prison Populations Continue to Decline
Quotes Keith Wallington on Maryland's s entencing reforms.
The Myth Behind Long Prison Sentences
Cites JPI's work on varying sentencing times for the same crime across the globe.
Taxing our kids to fund prisons
What do schools and prisons have in common? They each require budget allocations, which establish and demonstrate our priorities. And each effects crime prevention. But how? Executive Director Marc…
Illinois gets it: Schools need therapists, not more armed guards
Quotes Executive Diretor Marc Schindler.
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.

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