New York State Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks responds to the question: How does the supervised release program at Brooklyn Justice Initiatives fit into the court system's bail reform efforts?
The Center for Court Innovation counts among its friends and partners many important voices of reform. This video offers a sample of what three of them--U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr., and Journalist Errol Louis--are saying about the Center for Court Innovation.
Monitoring compliance with orders of protection in domestic violence cases is crucial. Circuit Court Judge Jerry Bowles of Louisville, K.Y., takes a hands-on approach to monitoring civil protection orders by conducting regular compliance review hearings. This video takes you into the courtroom to see how he holds respondents accountable while promoting the principles of procedural fairness.
The late 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.
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.
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?