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New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman: A Conversation at the Center for Court Innovation

New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman: A Conversation at the Center for Court Innovation

New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman visited the Center for Court Innovation in January 2015 for a one-on-one conversation with Greg Berman. Among many subjects, they talked about Lippman’s judicial philosophy, his long-standing interest in judicial reform, and what he’ll miss most about the job when he retires at the end of the year. This video offers highlights from that conversation. An edited transcript of the conversation is also available.

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Understanding Youth Violence: A Conversation with Dr. Joel Fein

Understanding Youth Violence: A Conversation with Dr. Joel Fein

At the kick-off summit for the Minority Youth Violence Prevention initiative, Dr. Joel Fein, a pediatrician and emergency medicine physician at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses youth relationships with authority, family dynamics, and how trauma and stress affect the developing brain. (February 2015)



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BK Live: New NYC Program for Mentally Ill Inmates

BK Live: New NYC Program for Mentally Ill Inmates

Carol Fisler, the Center for Court Innovation’s director of mental health court programs, participates in a panel on the show "BK Live" on Brooklyn Independent Media. discussing New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio’s Behavioral Health–Criminal Justice Task Force. A discussion of the importance of using risk assessment tools in judicial decision-making and supervision strategies starts at 8 minutes and 50 seconds.

 

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To Help Teens Experiencing Dating Violence, Meet Young People Where They're At

To Help Teens Experiencing Dating Violence, Meet Young People Where They're At

Some people mistakenly think that when teenagers experience intimate partner violence, it's less serious than when adults experience it, explains Andrew Sta. Ana,  supervising attorney of Day One, which seeks to end teen dating violence. "There's this idea, 'Oh, teen DV. That must mean domestic violence or intimate-partner violence 'lite'... I think that what's important to recognize about teen dating violence, particularly as it affects young women, is that [the age group of 18 to 24 has] the highest rates of dating violence" among any group, Sta. Ana says in this New Thinking podcast.

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The Red Hook Peacemaking Program

The Red Hook Peacemaking Program

Peacemaking is a traditional Native American approach to justice that focuses on healing and restoration rather than punishment.

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The International Rule of Law Movement: David Marshall on the Need for Reform

The International Rule of Law Movement: David Marshall on the Need for Reform

David Marshall, editor of The International Rule of Law Movement: A Crisis of Legitimacy and the Way Forward, discusses the international rule of law as an industry--one that has been promoted as offering solutions in post-conflict and fragile states and that too often fails. Marshall discusses some of the reasons for these failures and outlines some alternative approaches to interventions in fragile states. (September 2014)

 

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Community-Oriented Public Safety Strategies: A Conversation with Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell

Community-Oriented Public Safety Strategies: A Conversation with Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell

Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell discusses how law enforcement leadership can promote new “smart” strategies–including community engagement and prevention-oriented diversion approaches–that can effectively and efficiently keep communities safe, address the symptoms and causes of criminal activity, and alleviate prison overcrowding. (August 2014)

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Denise O'Donnell: Community Justice 2014

Denise O'Donnell: Community Justice 2014

Denise O'Donnell, director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, delivers opening remarks on the first day of Community Justice 2014, an international summit on how to reduce crime and incarceration while improving public trust in justice.

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Gavin Newsom: Community Justice 2014

Gavin Newsom: Community Justice 2014

In keynote remarks at Community Justice 2014, California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom draws a parallel between community justice and internet innovations like Craig's List and Uber, praising them for their the bottom-up, customized approaches to doing business. 

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Importing Innovation: the Challenges and Rewards of Transplanting a Program from One Nation to Another

Importing Innovation: the Challenges and Rewards of Transplanting a Program from One Nation to Another

Simon Fulford, chief executive of Khulisa U.K., explains how and why his not-for-profit brought a successful South African prisoner reentry program to the United Kingdom.

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Los Angeles City Attorney Says Listening is Key to Developing Effective Community-Based Programming

Los Angeles City Attorney Says Listening is Key to Developing Effective Community-Based Programming

In this New Thinking podcast, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer discusses his plans for community-based solutions to problems like truancy, gun violence, and prison overcrowding. (July 2014)

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Rebuilding Trust in Government in a Country Recovering from Guerrilla Warfare

Rebuilding Trust in Government in a Country Recovering from Guerrilla Warfare

Miguel Samper Strouss, the vice-minister of criminal policy and restorative justice in the Colombian Ministry of Justice and Law, discusses the challenge of returning law and order--and trust in justice and government--to the rural regions of his country that have been devastated by 50 years of guerrilla fighting. (June 2014)

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How Procedural Justice Strengthens the Public's Willingness to Obey the Law

How Procedural Justice Strengthens the Public's Willingness to Obey the Law

In this New Thinking podcast, Tracey L. Meares, the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor at Yale Law School, outlines the four components of procedural justice and their power to enhance perceptions of government legitimacy. She also discusses how procedural justice is incorporated into Chicago Offender Notification Forums, an anti-violence intervention that she helped design. (June 2014)

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Minimizing the Collateral Consequences of a Conviction

Minimizing the Collateral Consequences of a Conviction

Timothy C. Evans, chief judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County in Illinois, explains how courts can help mitigate the collateral consequences of justice system involvement. Among other things, courts can reach out to those affected to educate them about their rights and options, Evans says in this New Thinking podcast.

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Improving Outcomes by Assessing the Impact of Trauma on Offenders

Improving Outcomes by Assessing the Impact of Trauma on Offenders

Courts need to assess offenders for traumatic exposures so they can match them to effective services and improve treatment outcomes, says Kathleen West, an expert on trauma-informed care and lecturer at the University of California. In this New Thinking podcast, West discusses what we know about the impact of trauma on litigants and the justice system. (April 2014)

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