Skip to main content


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 Elizabeth McCabe Deal, Communications Director, at office (202) 888-6748 or cell (917) 620-9540.

Teen inmates to be moved off Rikers amid push for age-appropriate policies
JPI's Jason Ziedenberg weighs in on the age-appropriate policy.
Eliminating racial divide in Howard school suspensions requires community effort, county leaders say
"If you don't acknowledge that I live a different reality, you're not willing to do anything to change that"
Our Bail System Is Leaving Innocent People To Die In Jail Because They’re Poor
When freedom is only available to those who can afford it, many end up paying with their lives.
Yale group sets up bail fund to cut pretrial jail time
Citing JPI's Bail Fail .
How video changed Americans' views toward the police, from Rodney King to Alton Sterling
Citing JPI's Education Under Arrest.
No discipline for supervisor in youth abuse incidents
JPI's Marc Schindler speaks out about abuse at Wisconsin's youth prison.
Who is in Prison and What it Costs
Citing JPI's The Right Investment
A Social Worker in a Robe
One judge faces criticism from colleagues and professional stigma for doing what he thinks is right.
3 Education Issues That Need to Be Addressed on Top of Affirmative Action
Mic cites JPI on the school to prison pipeline
Time for adult responsibility at Connecticut Juvenile Training School
JPI's Marc Schindler calls for reform at Connecticut Juvenile Training School.
What I really want for Father’s Day: Stop Solitary for Kids
JPI's Marc Schindler tells why we must Stop Solitary for Kids
A path to an overdue end of bail
More than 8,200 people were held on bail in Baltimore last year because they couldn't afford release.
Hogan prepares to sign off on overhaul of Maryland criminal justice system
On Thursday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will sign off on a major shift in criminal justice policy.
Should Solitary Confinement for Youth be Abolished?
JPI's Marc Schindler joins WPFW's Crossroads to discuss Stop Solitary for Kids.
JPI's May Newsletter
Stay up to date on JPI's recent work!

Browse by date

Browse by keyword

JPI's work

Through a combination of groundbreaking research, communications strategies and technical assistance, we inform advocates, policymakers and the media about fair and effective approaches to justice and community well-being.

Learn more »


We envision a society with safe, equitable and healthy communities; just and effective solutions to social problems; and the use of incarceration only as a last resort. Please help us end the #IncarcerationGeneration with a generous contribution.

Contribute »

Sign up for our newsletter