How It all Started

In this video, Wes Watson shares how a surfing, skating, snowboarding kid growing up in the beach City of...

In this video, Wes Watson shares how a surfing, skating, snowboarding kid growing up in the beach City of...

Prosecutors Need to Take the Lead in Reforming Prisons

From Lucy Lang of the Institute of Innovation in Prosecution: Criminal Justice Reform has to start with Prosecutors.

From Lucy Lang of the Institute of Innovation in Prosecution: Criminal Justice Reform has to start with Prosecutors.

Can we de-incarcerate America? Prosecutorial reform, reduced sentencing, rehabilitation, and other models.

Nothing has changed more in the past couple of decades than attitudes toward the crisis of incarceration in America....

Nothing has changed more in the past couple of decades than attitudes toward the crisis of incarceration in America....

The Challenge of Going Off Psychiatric Drugs

Laura Delano recognized that she was “excellent at everything, but it didn’t mean anything,” her doctor wrote. She grew...

Laura Delano recognized that she was “excellent at everything, but it didn’t mean anything,” her doctor wrote. She grew...

The Jail Health-Care Crisis

While prisoners have the only confirmed American right to healthcare, the quality of services are at times lacking and unreliable....

While prisoners have the only confirmed American right to healthcare, the quality of services are at times lacking and unreliable....

Largest Criminal Justice Reform about to pass in decades

WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly approved on Tuesday the most substantial changes in a generation to the tough-on-crime prison...

WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly approved on Tuesday the most substantial changes in a generation to the tough-on-crime prison...

America’s Other Family-‍Separation Crisis

Innovation for helping women through the criminal justice system are more important than ever. Interesting measures to help bring...

Innovation for helping women through the criminal justice system are more important than ever. Interesting measures to help bring...

Be wary of DNA Evidence

With the emergence of DNA evidence there are important cautions and caveats to keep in mind for the criminal...

With the emergence of DNA evidence there are important cautions and caveats to keep in mind for the criminal...

Jared Kushner speaks on Prison Reform, Trade, and alternative campaigns.

Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, discusses US Mideast policy, prison reform, and what it’s like working...

Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, discusses US Mideast policy, prison reform, and what it’s like working...

A Note From An Organizer

Our organization’s goal is to facilitate conversations that explore these issues from a fundamental and analytical perspective. The way...

Our organization’s goal is to facilitate conversations that explore these issues from a fundamental and analytical perspective. The way...

Can the Manufacturer of Tasers Provide the Answer to Police Abuse?

Taser set out to reduce the death rate from police interactions with suspects. They now power most police cameras...

Taser set out to reduce the death rate from police interactions with suspects. They now power most police cameras...

Lucy Lang: Appointed as the New Executive Director of the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution

With a focus on fairness in prosecution, John Jay President Karol V. Mason and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R....

With a focus on fairness in prosecution, John Jay President Karol V. Mason and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R....

Electronic Monitoring Instead Of Prison

Many countries have recently adopted electronic monitoring (EM) as an alternative sentence in order to reduce incarceration while maintaining...

Many countries have recently adopted electronic monitoring (EM) as an alternative sentence in order to reduce incarceration while maintaining...

America’s Geriatric Prison Population Is Growing

Between 1993 and 2013 America’s crime rate fell from around 52 crimes per 1,000 people to 23. Prisoners are entitled...

Between 1993 and 2013 America’s crime rate fell from around 52 crimes per 1,000 people to 23. Prisoners are entitled...

Greybeards Behind Bars

Between 1993 and 2013 America’s crime rate fell from around 52 crimes per 1,000 people to 23. At the...

Between 1993 and 2013 America’s crime rate fell from around 52 crimes per 1,000 people to 23. At the...

House Passes Bipartisan Prison Reform Bill

The bill earned diverse support from conservative groups – like the Charles Koch Institute and the Faith and Freedom...

The bill earned diverse support from conservative groups – like the Charles Koch Institute and the Faith and Freedom...

Cuomo Grants Parolees The Right To Vote​

Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday that he’s signed an executive order to give convicted felons on parole the right to...

Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday that he’s signed an executive order to give convicted felons on parole the right to...

Fourth Rikers Island Replacement Jail Site Announced

The Mayor of New York City has announced a plan to locate four jails in each borough except Staten...

The Mayor of New York City has announced a plan to locate four jails in each borough except Staten...

Are Newly-Released Prisoners Being Ripped Off?

The vendors we use to assist Prisoners upon release are being questioned as to how well they are helping...

The vendors we use to assist Prisoners upon release are being questioned as to how well they are helping...