Julian Adler is the director of policy and research at the Center for Court Innovation. He oversees research, research and data implementation, research-practice strategies, and restorative practices, and he leads the Center's work on a range of national criminal justice reform projects, including the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge and new initiatives in the areas of criminal justice debt reform and right to counsel. He is the co-author of Start Here: A Roadmap To Reducing Mass Incarceration (The New Press, 2018). He was previously the director of the Red Hook Community Justice Center in Brooklyn, New York and the lead planner of Brooklyn Justice Initiatives. He was also part of a small planning team that launched Newark Community Solutions, the first community court in New Jersey. He is a New York State licensed clinical social worker and attorney.
- 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