As the novel coronavirus pandemic intensifies, officials must be vigilant in educating and persuading the public to adhere to stay-at-home orders, only using the criminal justice process as a last resort.
How To Reinvest in Communities When Reducing the Scope of Policing
Assessing the State of Police Reform
How To Stop the Rush To Enact New Federal Criminal Penalties
What We Should Expect of the Police: Experts Weigh In On Recent Police Violence
A Call for Effective Emergency Management in Correctional Facilities During COVID-19
As the novel coronavirus pandemic intensifies, CAP is collecting examples of how stay-at-home orders are being enforced.
A growing number of prosecutors are shifting away from an overly punitive vision of safety and justice and toward alternatives to incarceration that promote equitable and prevention-oriented responses within the criminal justice system.
While some local law enforcement agencies have responded to the COVID-19 outbreak by diverting people away from prisons and jails and by releasing particularly vulnerable incarcerated individuals, federal immigration officials are continuing to endanger the lives and safety of detained people and undermine public health.
Cash bail criminalizes poverty, fuels mass incarceration, and disproportionately affects communities of color. States and localities are increasingly pursuing opportunities for reform.
‘It Would Bring so Much Relief to so Many People:’ How Washington’s Clean Slate Legislation Could Give People a Second Chance
Carolina earned her second chance; Washington should let her have it.
A list of all the ways Trump’s U.S. Department of Justice contradicts his claims that he is a reformer.
With the passage of Michigan’s Clean Slate bill, people like Jarret could finally have a second chance.
To address public safety concerns in public housing developments, the city of New York is turning to the experts: residents themselves.
The private prison industry is benefiting from Trump administration policies to expand detention and increase profits.
Florida officials are rejecting the will of the people in order to suppress the vote.
As Pennsylvania’s historic Clean Slate Act takes effect, people like Keith will finally have their minor criminal records cleared so that they can have a second chance.
This week, Ed spoke with Capt. Ersie Joyner of the Oakland Police Department about the city's successful and comprehensive Ceasefire program to address gun violence and crime in the community.
The Trump administration’s record on criminal justice issues makes clear that the president is no reformer.
Ed and Daniella chat with Ari Melber—host of MSNBC's "The Beat With Ari Melber"—to discuss the increasingly strained relationship between Congress and the Trump administration, as well as the debate around criminal justice reform.