Article highlighting findings from the release of our St. Louis Research Network site’s first report, Tracking Enforcement in the City of St. Louis, 2002-2017. Findings suggest that police are making fewer arrests for lower-level crimes and the gap between arrest rates for Blacks and Whites is narrowing.
Article from NPR highlighting findings from the release of the St. Louis Research Network site’s new report, Tracking Enforcement in the City of St. Louis, 2002-2017. This article focuses on the major finding that while Black individuals are more likely to face enforcement actions than Whites, the gap is narrowing.
We are pleased to announce the release of the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice’s second report replication by the University of Missouri-St. Louis site! The University of Missouri- St. Louis released the report on October 11, 2018. The report, Tracking Enforcement Trends in the City of St. Louis, 2002-2017 , examines trends for five types of […]
The London School of Economics wrote about Eric Piza’s article in our special issue of Criminal Justice Policy Review on their blog. This post, Why Getting Tough on Crime in Hot Spots may not be the Answer, highlights the findings from Piza’s article, mainly that police officer ‘guardian actions’ may have had a stronger effect […]
Great article on the impact of counsel at first appearance from the paper, “What Difference Does a Lawyer Make? Impacts of Early Counsel on Misdemeanor Bail Decisions and Outcomes in Rural and Small Town Courts” by Andrew Davies, Reveka Shteynberg, Kirstin Morgan and Alissa Pollitz Worden from our special issue of Criminal Justice Policy Review.
Article highlights some of the important takeaways from the recent MJP report on post-implementation outcomes of the Criminal Justice Reform Act.
John Jay News highlights the Misdemeanor Justice Project’s New Report, The Criminal Justice Reform Act Evaluation: Post Implementation Changes in Summons Issuance and Outcomes. This article highlights five important takeaways from the report and a link to the full report.
Article highlights the Misdemeanor Justice Project’s recent report on post-implementation outcomes of the Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA). Results from this report are cited throughout the article indicating that since the implementation of CJRA, there has been a dramatic reduction in the number of offenses handled in criminal courts.
The Misdemeanor Justice Project is pleased to publish The Criminal Justice Reform Act Evaluation: Post-Implementation Changes in Summons Issuance and Outcomes. The CJRA is a set of legislative and policy changes which create the presumption, absent certain aggravating factors, that some lower-level offenses (i.e., public drinking, public urination, littering, and noise and park offenses) will […]
Misdemeanor Justice Project is mentioned in this article as one of the organizations tackling the lack of data in the Criminal Justice field.