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Our research is often cited in stories about criminal justice reform and our staff is regularly sought out and quoted for its expertise on crucial issues dealing with fixing our broken criminal and juvenile justice systems. Here you can find a recent articles and blog posts from across the country mentioning our work.

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Victims' Voices Left Out Of Criminal Justice Reform
Quotes JPI's Senior Fellow Mai Fernandez.
Two long-sought bills that would change parole for inmates advance in Maryland
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
The unending COVID-19 disaster in Maryland prisons
Interview with JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Bill would prohibit charging children 13 and younger with crimes
Cites JPI's "Education Under Arrest" report.
New report shows decrease in Utah youth locked in detention
Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock: The Cost of Youth Incarceration" policy brief.
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Legislation to Reduce the Detention of Juveniles
Cites JPI's "The Dangers of Detention" report.
Oakland Eliminated its School Police Force—So What Happens Now?
Cites JPI's "The Presence of School Resource Officers in America's Schools"policy brief.
Maryland’s prisons have teemed with coronavirus. Now, the most vulnerable inmates are getting COVID vaccines.
Quotes JPI's State Strategiest Keith Wallington.
Mass incarceration is causing Black communities to lose billions in earnings
Quotes JPI's State Strategiest Keith Wallington.
Black mass incarceration in the so-called Free State
Cites JPI's "Rethinking Approaches to Over Incarceration of Black Young Adults in Maryland" policy brief.
Maryland inmate tests positive for UK variant of COVID-19, Department of Corrections says
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Proactive COVID-19 testing of Maryland inmates protects all of us
Chris Beyrer and JPI's Director of Research and Policy Ryan King discuss the need for COVID-19 testing, PPE, and vaccinations in Maryland prisons and jails to prevent further death in this ongoing…
‘The House Is on Fire’: Prisoners’ Rights Activists Call on Hogan to Act Immediately
Quotes JPI's State Strategiest Keith Wallington.
Missouri law raises age for adult charges, but some prosecutors say they won’t follow
Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock: The Cost of Youth Incarceration" policy brief.
A second look at unjust prison terms
Quotes JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker.
California to phase out Division of Juvenile Justice, creating an opportunity for substantial reform
Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock: The Cost of Youth Incarceration" policy brief.
California to phase out Division of Juvenile Justice, creating an opportunity for substantial reform
Cites JPI's "Sticker Shock: The Cost of Youth Incarceration" policy brief.
Maryland inmate coronavirus death toll increases to 18 as questions remain over state’s vaccination schedule
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
COVID vaccines: Prisoners excluded from US plans
Quotes JPI's Director of Research and Policy Ryan King.
Maryland spent $5.8 million on a youth jail against expert advice. Now its closure could mark a shift in juvenile justice
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.
Sticker Shock: The Cost of New York’s Youth Prisons Approaches $1 Million Per Kid
Cites JPI's 2020 "Sticker Shock" policy brief.
How Madison youth-centered programs work to avoid police interactions
Cites JPI's "Rethinking the Blues" report.
It's time to acknowledge that long prison terms do not prevent violence
JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and Director of Research and Policy Ryan King discuss we need to address incarcerated people serving long sentences for serious and violent crimes to truly…
Report: Incarceration Destabilizes Neighborhood Economies, Doesn’t Increase Safety
Cites JPI's "The Right Investment?" report.
DC Police tweet implies gun crimes would worsen if bill passed to release some young violent offenders. One councilmember says no evidence of that
Quotes JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler and JPI's Associate Tyrone Walker 0n the Second Look Amendment Act.

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