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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 […]

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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.

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Author Andrew Denney
Affiliate New York Law Journal
Date September 5, 2018
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In Project Series: MJP - CJRA

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.

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In Project Series: MJP - CJRA

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 […]

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