MJP - CJRA

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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The Criminal Justice Reform Act Evaluation: Post-Implementation Changes in Summons Issuance and Outcomes

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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The Criminal Justice Reform Act Evaluation: Trends in Criminal Summonses Pre-Implementation, 2003- 2016

The Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP) is pleased to publish the baseline report in our evaluation of the Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA), Trends in Criminal Summonses Pre-Implementation, 2003-2016. 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, […]

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Author J. David Goodman
Affiliate New York Times
Date October 2017
In Categories: News
In Project Series: MJP - CJRA

A new law enacted in June gave New York City police officers the discretion to issue a civil summons, rather than a criminal one, for offenses such as public urination and public drinking. It appears that many officers have opted to do neither. Criminal summonses for certain quality-of-life offenses covered by the law have declined: […]

The Misdemeanor Justice Project, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, is conducting an evaluation of New York City’s Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA). 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 […]

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