Treat All Kids Like Kids [Video]

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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 environment created by constant policing through the use of school resource officers has significant social, psychological, and even physical impact…

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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 bail as a legitimate form of accountability.  Our panelists explored the social and legal contexts of the country’s bail system…

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Extreme Sentencing: How States Drive Mass Incarceration [Video]

As of 2016, there were 206,268 people in the United States serving a life-sentence or a de-facto life sentence of over 50 years. It would take an 80% reduction in incarceration to get us to the level of other Western democracies. There is no way to make a significant reduction in incarceration without addressing these…

PRESS RELEASE

Announcing A Blueprint for a Safer and More Just America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  MEDIA CONTACT:media@tjcinstitute.com The Justice Collaborative (TJC) is proud to announce A Blueprint for a Safer and More Just America, a new comprehensive framework for national criminal justice reform. The blueprint, developed by TJC’s attorneys and criminal justice policy experts, outlines concrete steps to address the country’s mass incarceration crisis and provides actionable…