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Affiliate London School of Economics
In Categories: News

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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Affiliate London School of Economics
In Categories: News

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
In Categories: News
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 Categories: News
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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Author Elaine Haskins
Affiliate Courier Express
Date May 2018
In Categories: News
In Project Series: MJP - Phase II

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 […]

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