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Reducing Crime and Incarceration: Elizabeth Glazer at the Center for Court Innovation

Reducing Crime and Incarceration: Elizabeth Glazer at the Center for Court Innovation

Elizabeth Glazer, director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice, spoke about strategies for safely reducing the population of Rikers Island during a visit to the Center for Court Innovation in May 2016.

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What is Community Justice and What Comes Next? Panel at Community Justice 2016

What is Community Justice and What Comes Next? Panel at Community Justice 2016

This plenary session, held at the 2016 Community Justice International Summit, featured a discussion about the principles, practice, and future of community justice. Moderated by Julius Lang, director of training and technical assistance at the Center for Court Innovation, the panelists include Judge Alex Calabrese, presiding judge of the Red Hook Community Justice Center, Judge Cheryl Williams, presiding judge of the South Dallas Community Court, and Magistrate David Fanning, presiding judge at the Neighbourhood Justice Centre in Melbourne, Australia.

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Those In-Between: What We're Learning About Young Adult Justice (Part II) at Community Justice 2016

Those In-Between: What We're Learning About Young Adult Justice (Part II) at Community Justice 2016

This panel, held at the 2016 Community Justice International Summit, explores new approaches to young adult justice that emphasize diversion and alternatives to incarceration. Moderated by Adam Mansky, director of operations at the Center for Court Innovation, the panelists include Vincent Schiraldi, senior research fellow for the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard University, and Brent Cohen, senior advisor at the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs.

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Those In-Between: What We're Learning About Young Adult Justice (Part I) at Community Justice 2016

Those In-Between: What We're Learning About Young Adult Justice (Part I) at Community Justice 2016

This panel, held at the 2016 Community Justice International Summit, explores new approaches to young adult justice that emphasize diversion and alternatives to incarceration. Moderated by Adam Mansky, director of operations at the Center for Court Innovation, the panelists include Vincent Schiraldi, senior research fellow for the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard University, and Brent Cohen, senior advisor at the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs.

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Bureau of Justice Assistance Director Denise O'Donnell: Keynote Address at Community Justice 2016

Bureau of Justice Assistance Director Denise O'Donnell: Keynote Address at Community Justice 2016

Denise O'Donnell, director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, delivers her keynote remarks at the 2016 Community Justice Summit in Chicago.

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The Principles of Community Justice: Greg Berman at Community Justice 2016

The Principles of Community Justice: Greg Berman at Community Justice 2016

At the 2016 Community Justice International Summit, Greg Berman, director of the Center for Court Innovation, outlined four principles for community justice today. 

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The Short Answer: How has Red Hook Changed as a Neighborhood Since the Launch of the Red Hook Community Justice Center?

The Short Answer: How has Red Hook Changed as a Neighborhood Since the Launch of the Red Hook Community Justice Center?

Errol Louis, journalist at NY1 News and host of Inside City Hall, responds to the question:  How has Red Hook changed as a neighborhood since the launch of the Red Hook Community Justice Center?

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Red Hook Community Justice Center at 15: Remarks of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson

Red Hook Community Justice Center at 15: Remarks of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson discusses the importance of restoring public trust and confidence in the justice system in his remarks at the 15th anniversary celebration of the Red Hook Community Justice Center.

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'They Treated Me Like a Person': Inside the Red Hook Community Justice Center

'They Treated Me Like a Person': Inside the Red Hook Community Justice Center

The Red Hook Community Justice Center has become an international model of justice reform by implementing innovative strategies that have reduced the use of jail, lowered recidivism and strengthened public confidence in justice. This short film about the Justice Center produced by the Center for Court Innovation was selected as a 2016 finalist in the TV/Video category of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency's Media for A Just Society Awards.

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The Red Hook Community Justice Center at 15

The Red Hook Community Justice Center at 15

The Red Hook Community Justice Center will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a party at the Brooklyn Museum on October 26, 2015. The Justice Center was created to improve public safety, to reduce the use of incarceration, and to improve relations between the justice system and the local community.

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The Short Answer: What Alternative Sentencing Options are Available Through Newark Community Solutions?

The Short Answer: What Alternative Sentencing Options are Available Through Newark Community Solutions?

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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Meet the Judge Who Assigns Essays in Court

Meet the Judge Who Assigns Essays in Court

Newark Municipal Court Chief Judge Victoria Pratt discusses procedural justice and her work with Newark Community Solutions

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Bronx Community Solutions: Speeches from the 10th Anniversary

Bronx Community Solutions: Speeches from the 10th Anniversary

This video offers excerpts of speeches from the 10th anniversary celebration of Bronx Community Solutions on April 21, 2015 in the ceremonial courtroom at Bronx Supreme Court. Speakers included Center for Court Innovation Director Greg Berman, New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, City Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson, and Maria Almonte-Weston and Ramon Semorile from Bronx Community Solutions.

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Bronx Community Solutions: An Introduction

Bronx Community Solutions: An Introduction

Bronx Community Solutions seeks to re-engineer the response to low-level crime in the Bronx, New York. By providing judges with additional sentencing options for non-violent offenders, Bronx Community Solutions reduces the reliance on short-term jail sentences and offers defendants the assistance they need to avoid further criminal conduct. This video was produced in 2015 to celebrate Bronx Community Solutions' 10th anniversary.

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