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20 Diverse Communities Receive MacArthur Support to Reduce Jail Populations, Improve Local Systems, and Model Reforms for the Nation

The grants are part of the Safety and Justice Challenge, a national initiative supported by the Foundation with an initial $75 million to reduce over-incarceration by changing the way America thinks about and uses jails. Read More
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Utah Bans Life Without Parole for Juveniles

Utah has banned the sentence of life without parole for juvenile offenders under the age of 18, joining 15 other states. Read More
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Why is America So Punitive?

The report of a roundtable convened by John Jay College of Criminal Justice and supported by MacArthur finds that a sustained interdisciplinary scholarly approach to exploring punitiveness in America might help point the way to a ... Read More