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Over-Incarceration in America: National and Local Perspectives

Join a conversation on over-incarceration in America featuring national and local perspectives. Read More

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Considering Ethics and Neuroscience in the Justice System

The report addresses the intersection of neuroscience and the legal system and cites 16 works by members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience. Read More
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Juvenile Justice Progress in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. will end the routine shackling of juvenile defendants during court appearances, according to an agreement among political leaders and judges in the city’s federally run court systems. Read More
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States Selected for SAMHSA-MacArthur Initiative to Divert Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

New York, Nevada, West Virginia, and Wisconsin have been selected to participate in Improving Diversion Polices and Programs for Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Disorders: An Integrated Policy Academy-Action Network Initiative. Read More

"Watchdog Group Polices US Prisons"

Voice of America
Related Grantee: John Howard Association
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US Jails Warehouse Sick, Poor: Op-Ed by President Julia Stasch

Jail is not supposed to be where you put the mentally ill or those too poor to pay bail. Nor is it supposed to be where African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and Asians go for crimes ... Read More

"What Should Be the Purpose of Prison?"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: Vera Institute of Justice
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