Criminal Justice

A roundtable convened by the Center for Court Innovation focused on the voice and perspective of victims when it comes to justice reform. The roundtable, held as part of MacArthur’s Safety and Justice Challenge, brought together victim advocates and jail reduction proponents to discuss strategies for ensuring survivors of crime are heard in the context of justice reform – particularly around the implementation of pretrial supervised release. While the roundtable highlighted tensions between the two groups, common goals were identified, including promoting trauma-informed care and improving the quality of tools used to assess risk around releasing an offender.

Criminal Justice, Justice, Research