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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 Sadie Rose-Stern, Director of Communications and External Affairs

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.
Murder, Scandal and a State Intervention: What's Going on With Baltimore's Police Department?
Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.
Bail Fail in Maryland: An Industry Corrupting the Process and Breaking the Law
JPI urges Maryland legislators to join the national movement to end punitive and ineffective systems of commercial bail and fund effective pretrial services.
Keep kids out of the courts
Cites JPI's work on juvenile incarceration costs.
Rethinking bail: Pretrial release and apps among trends here and nationwide
Cities JPI's Bail Fail report.
Finding a Fix
Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.
One last chance: Advocates for raising Missouri's criminal prosecution age make their case
Citing JPI's work around raise the age.
Governor’s Crime Package Won’t Stop Crime
Following Governor Hogan’s crime package announcement, JPI calls for effective action informed by data and facts.
Baltimore officials hoping to bring anti-violence program to city
Quoting Marc Schindler, Executive Director.
Marc Schindler: Harsh treatment for teens won't work
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses excessive use of force and solitary confinement in a youth correctional facility.
It’s time to close all youth prisons
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and Vincent Schiraldi, Senior Research Scientist at the Columbia Justice Lab, advocate for the closure of youth facilities.
Marc Schindler's Testimony to the D.C. Council on the Youth Rehabilitation Amendment Act of 2017
On October 26, JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler testified before the D.C. Council in support of the Youth Rehabilitation Act (YRA) of 2017. Schindler urged that the continuation of the YRA to…
How Incarceration Impacts LGBTQ Youth's Mental Health
Citing JPI's Juvenile Justice Factsheet.
Governor Hogan, Don’t echo President Trump on crime
The Governor should heed his own words and “explore better, smarter options” that research shows will reduce crime and help make our communities safer.

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