TJC Blog

Jail Churn [Video]

How many people are really booked into local jails each year? And for what crimes? Our panel digs into a recent Prison Policy Initiative report that examines the data to help explain the problem of …

Treat All Kids Like Kids [Video]

Kids should not be in the adult criminal legal system. But every year in the United States, close to 100,000 youth are put into the adult system, most of them for non-violent offenses. The school …

Ending Cash Bail [Video]

During the webinar, panelists discussed how the cash bail system criminalizes poverty, as well as pretrial incarceration’s impact on a person’s later sentencing (especially for people of color and low-income communities) and the myths behind …