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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 202.888.6748.

Throwing Children Away: The School-to-Prison Pipeline
Cites JPI's Education Under Arrest report.
New ideas needed to replace San Francisco’s Log Cabin Ranch for troubled youth
Cites JPI's the Cost of Confinement report.
Recreational Therapy Is Lifesaver for Kids in Juvenile Detention
Cites JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Zero Tolerance And Detention Don't Work In Juvenile Justice. They Don't Work In Immigration Either
Cites JPI's The Dangers of Detention report.
Buying freedom: Do Lebanon's bail bondsmen help or exploit the poor?
Cites JPI's Bail Fail report.
Why are we sentencing juveniles to die in prison? The Supreme Court dropped the ball.
Cites JPI's Sticker Shock via juvenile incarceration costs.
Why Do We Keep Our Aging Prisoners Behind Bars?
JPI staff address the issue of America's aging prison population and proposes a solution that would decrease our incarceration rate as well as save taxpayers dollars.
What if we treated violent crime the way we treat Ebola?
Cites JPI's Gang Wars report.
A judge appears to be the first in Northern Virginia to drop cash bonds
Cites JPI's Bail Fail report.
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.

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