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New report by the Justice Policy Institute seeks to rethink America’s approach to violence to combat (over-)incarceration

Front of report by Justice Policy Institute on rethinking America's Approach to Violence

Defining Violence: reducing incarceration by rethinking America’s approach to violence A report by the Justice Policy Institute (JPI), August 2016 Read the whole report here. SUMMARY From the White House to statehouses around the country, there is more support than ever for criminal justice reform and efforts to reduce the imprisonment of more than 2 million people— what some call […]

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New report by AFSC highlights

Community Cages: Profitizing community corrections and alternatives to incarceration American Friends Service Committee, August 2016, written by Caroline Isaacs, MSW Read the whole report: CommunityCages EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As states pursue sentencing reform efforts to reduce prison populations and the federal government continues to grapple with comprehensive immigration reform, the private prison industry faces pressure to adapt […]

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New Study by Sentencing Project about Racial and Ethnic Disparity in State Prisons

The Sentencing Project has published a new report: The Color of Justice: Racial and Ethnic Disparity in State Prisons. Read the press release below: June 14, 2016 [By Marc Mauer, Sentencing Project] I’m pleased to share with you a new study on race and incarceration by The Sentencing Project. The Color of Justice: Racial and Ethnic […]

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