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.
Criminal Justice Policy Review will release an online special issue on May 11 dedicated to the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP) of John Jay College of Criminal Justice. A printed version of the special issue will be released later this year. The Criminal Justice Policy Review journal is edited by Dr. Daniel Lee and published by […]
Inside Philanthropy article highlights the Misdemeanor Justice Project among the work of other Laura and John Arnold Foundation grantees.
Misdemeanor Justice Project Advisory Board Member and Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Herring announces plan for prosecutors to stop seeking cash bail bonds for defendants awaiting trial.
We are pleased to announce the release of the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice’s first report replication by the University of Louisville site! The University of Louisville released the report on April 19, 2018 at the Louisville Metro Criminal Justice Commission. Using data provided by the Louisville Metro Police Department, the report, Tracking Enforcement Rates in […]