Julian Adler is the director of policy and research at the Center for Court Innovation. He leads the Center's work on a range of national justice initiatives and oversees four teams across the organization: Research, Research-Practice Strategies, Data Analytics and Applied Research, and Restorative Practices. He also provides leadership on behavioral health and wellness. Julian is the co-author of Start Here: A Road Map to Reducing Mass Incarceration (The New Press), as well as various book chapters, articles, and opinion pieces. A New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and attorney, he was previously the director of the Red Hook Community Justice Center in Brooklyn, New York, the lead planner for Brooklyn Justice Initiatives, and part of a small planning team that launched Newark Community Solutions in New Jersey. Julian co-chairs the advisory board for Wesleyan University's Center for Prison Education.
- Arguing The Algorithm: Pretrial Risk Assessment And The Zealous Defender
- The Myth of Legal Leverage? Toward a Relational Framework for Court-Based Treatment
- Up & Out: Toward an Evidence-Based Response to Misdemeanors
- Toward Misdemeanor Justice: Lessons from New York City
- Understanding Risk and Needs in Misdemeanor Populations
- The Criminal Court Assessment Tool: Development and Validation
- Start Here: A Road Map to Reducing Mass Incarceration
- Empirical Means to Decarcerative Ends?
- Race and Risk Assessment: Would We Know a Fair Tool If We Saw It?
- Demystifying Risk Assessment: Key Principles and Controversies
- Reducing Jail and Protecting Victims: A Roundtable on Pretrial Supervised Release
- Minding the Elephant: Criminal Defense Practice in Community Courts