While the Trump administration slashes support for criminal justice reform, Congress can push the country toward smart criminal justice policies through appropriations.
Paid apprenticeships could help ease returning citizens’ labor market re-entry and benefit them, their families, and society.
With Jeff Sessions as attorney general, dangerous and outdated “law and order” policies would stymie criminal justice reform.
As bipartisan momentum around criminal justice reform continues to grow in Congress and across the United States, policymakers must include disability as a critical component of reform.
Several states and local jurisdictions have updated their juvenile justice policies to ensure that the disproportionate numbers of LGBT youth in the juvenile justice system are treated with dignity and respect. These model policies provide a blueprint for safeguarding all youth in the juvenile justice system.