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  • Rethinking Rikers Island

    By providing support to the Independent Commission on Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform, we're aiding in the effort to reduce New York City’s jail population and close Rikers Island.

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  • The Reasons for Youth Gun Use


    With shootings on the rise, staff from the Center for Court Innovation spoke with Brian Lehrer on WNYC radio about the report "Guns, Safety, and the Edge of Adulthood in New York City" on July 7, 2021. Lehrer interviews Research Director, Rachel Swaner Deputy Research Director Elise White, and community-based Research Coordinator Basaime Spate, about the year-long study into the reasons young people carry guns in NYC.

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