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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 Marc Schindler, Executive Director at 202.568.6569.

Juvenile justice: Initiative encourages courts to find detention alternatives
Cites JPI's the Dangers of Detention report.
Newport police chief seeks support for resource officer in new school
Cites JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Watch Wide Angle Youth Media’s video on the Unger Group
Discussing the release of the new short film " The Ungers: A Matter of Time."
14 advocacy groups urge Baltimore Mayor Pugh to end marijuana arrests
JPI was part of a coalition of advocacy groups that sent a letter to the Baltimore Mayor.
A Florida boy was arrested after refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in class
Cites JPI's Education Under Arrest report.
After Parkland, Schools Upped Police Presence. Has it Made Students Safer?
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
These Pension Funds Invest Millions in Private Prisons
Cites JPI's Gaming the System report.
Resource officers: Half a year in, adjustment has been smooth
Quotes JPI Executive Director Marc Schindler.
OSI publishes cost-benefit analysis of releasing aging prisoners
Cites JPI's “ The Ungers: Five Years and Counting ” report.
Youth rehabilitation in D.C.: From controversy to progress
Executive Director Marc Schindler discusses reforms to the Youth Rehabilitation Act and services for justice system involved young adults in Washington DC.
Portland students walk out to protest police officers on campus
Cite's Executive Director Marc Schindler on School Resource Officers.
First Step Act is a Good Start
Cites JPI's Director of Research and Policy Ryan King.
Podcast Release: James Featherstone and life after a life sentence
Discusses the Unger ruling and JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting" report.
200 elderly lifers got out of prison en masse. Here’s what happened next.
Discusses JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and counting" report.
Cites JPI's "The Ungers, 5 Years and Counting."

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