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03/11/22-Business Daily “The killing of George Floyd and of other Black Americans by the police spurred unprecedented scrutiny of the police, protests, and calls for defunding. These occurred against the backdrop of the pandemic, which police responded to in myriad ways, and both the killings and the pandemic coincided with a large increase in violent […]

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03/11/22-Policing Insight “The killing of George Floyd and of other Black Americans by the police spurred unprecedented scrutiny of the police, protests, and calls for defunding. These occurred against the backdrop of the pandemic, which police responded to in myriad ways, and both the killings and the pandemic coincided with a large increase in violent […]

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03/11/22-Eureka Alert “The killing of George Floyd and of other Black Americans by the police spurred unprecedented scrutiny of the police, protests, and calls for defunding. These occurred against the backdrop of the pandemic, which police responded to in myriad ways, and both the killings and the pandemic coincided with a large increase in violent […]

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03/07/22-TIME “Biden has a unique responsibility regarding criminal-justice reform, given his large role in creating and crafting a lot of the policies that got us in this mess in the first place,” Ojmarrh Mitchell, CJRA Expert.

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Read the February 2022 newsletter here.

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02/14/22-Atlanta Black Star “If you’re going to raid a place that has drugs, then drugs are readily disposable, and we don’t want to give occupants time to get rid of the evidence, so we saw a great utilization of no-knock warrants during the war on drugs,” Delores Jones-Brown, CJRA Expert.

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02/10/22-TIME “Issues with violence and the murder rate now cannot be blamed on bail reform. They can be blamed on structural racism and structural disadvantages and a refusal to solve crime at its roots,” Ashley Nellis, CJRA Expert.

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Fostering stable employment for people released from prison is an important issue for social justice and public safety, as well as for economic and workforce development. But studies on the efficacy of in-prison work programs designed to improve incarcerated people’s chances of getting jobs after they are released have yielded ambiguous results. Researchers conducted a […]

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01/16/22-Detroit News Jennifer Peck, CJRA Expert.

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