Pilot Program Gives Youth in Brownsville a Second Chance

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, September 2 2015

The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange writes about Project Reset and the Brownsville Youth Court.

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New Monitoring Program Aims to Keep Youths Out of Rikers Island

The New York Times, August 14 2015

The New York Times highlights a pilot electronic monitoring program, developed in collaboration with the Center for Court Innovation, that allows juvenile defendants to stay out of prison while awaiting trial.  

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Get Out of Jail Free

The Christian Science Monitor, July 31 2015

The Christian Science Monitor writes about the push for bail reform across the U.S. and interviews Julian Adler of the Center for Court Innovation. 

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The Simple Idea That Could Transform US Criminal Justice

The Guardian, June 23 2015

The Guardian profiles Judge Victoria Pratt and our work on procedural justice at Newark Community Solutions.

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A Court Keeps People Out of Rikers While Remaining Tough

The New York Times, June 11 2015

The New York Times describes the Red Hook Community Justice Center's success at cutting the number of people jailed, reducing recidivism, and saving moneyand highlights the effort to create a similar justice center in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

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Progressive New York Initiatives: Reducing Incarceration In New York

WCNY, May 8 2015

Center for Court Innovation Director Greg Berman joins Capital Press Room on WCNY to discuss alternatives to incarceration in New York.

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MacArthur Fund Pledges $75-Million to Reduce Local Jail Populations

The Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 11 2015

The Chronicle of Philanthropy covers the MacArthur Foundation's pledge to reduce jail in partnership with the Center for Court Innovation and others.

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Teenagers to See Counselor, Not Judge, for Minor Crimes

New York Times, January 13 2015

The New York Times covers a new pilot program run by the Center for Court Innovation that will allow 16- and 17-year-olds arrested for low-level offenses to be diverted from formal prosecution.

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Reducing Jail: A New York Story

TalkPoverty, December 3 2014

An article by Greg Berman in Talk Poverty on how alternatives to incarceration have helped reduce jail-use in New York and nationwide. 

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A Surprising Portrait of the Misdemeanor Criminal

Wall Street Journal, November 9 2014

An op-ed in the Wall Street Journal by Center Director Greg Berman about how the decline in felonies creates an opportunity to focus on people who commit ‘broken-windows’ crimes.


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