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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In this op-ed in The Crime Report, Greg Berman and Julian Adler of the Center for Court Innovation explore current challenges and opportunities for justice reformers and discuss the importance of using a data-driven approach to reform.