Statement on the Conviction of Derek Chauvin

Last summer, America stood transfixed as it watched, over and over, footage of a police officer killing a man in broad daylight, kneeling on his neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. For all Americans it was horrifying, but for people of color it was not surprising. What has been surprising, relieving, and heartening, is that the court process in Minnesota worked as it should... READ FULL STATEMENT

Campaign to end long prison terms

Learn more about our work to eliminate excessive prison sentences and developing a public-health informed and community-driven violence prevention strategy is necessary to reduce mass incarceration. LEARN MORE


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short film, The Ungers: A Matter of Time 

A new short film by Wide Angle Youth Media introduces us to the Ungers - geriatric lifers released under the 2012 Maryland Court of Appeals ruling, Unger v. Maryland. This examines the issues of long term sentences, geriatric parole and what it means to be a part of this unique case study in geriatric reentry. The film also interviews key reform experts including JPI's State Based Strategist, Keith Wallington.

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Two long-sought bills that would change parole for inmates advance in MarylandTwo long-sought bills that would change parole for inmates advance in Maryland

JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.

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JPI in the News, Criminal Justice News—Interview with JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.

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Our Opinions - Op Eds and LTEs—JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler Michael Umpierre, Director of the Center for Juvenile… Continue



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