This fact sheet summarizes the mission of Newark Community Solutions, an initiative of the Center for Court Innovation that seeks to re-engineer how low-level cases are handled at the Newark Municipal Court in Newark, New Jersey.
Victoria Pratt, chief judge of the Newark Municipal Court, provides a short answer to the question: What kinds of alternative sentencing options are available to you through Newark Community Solutions?
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DNAinfo covers the Justice Community Plus program in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights. Operated by S.O.S. Crown Heights and S.O.S. Bed-Stuy, the program offers job-readiness training to high-risk young people.
During a speech at the Community Policing Roundtable in Pittsburgh, U.S. Attorney General Lorreta E. Lynch highlights a collaboration between the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Center for Court Innovation to conduct a procedural justice assessment in the Allegheny County courts.