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The Human Toll of Jails

A project by the Vera Institute of Justice supported by MacArthur’s Safety and Justice Challenge tells the story of real people affected by America’s excessive and inappropriate use of jails. Read More
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Landmark Developments in Juvenile Justice Reform

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that its 2012 decision banning mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder must be applied retroactively, granting hundreds of men and women a new sentencing or parole hearing. Read More