What should criminal justice reform look like in 2020?

What I find interesting about the following article is that it was originally published in THE HILL, which, to my way of thinking, is a somewhat conservative newspaper, but even conservatives understand that mass incarceration must end: BY TIMOTHY HEAD, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 01/22/20 In Michigan last week, a special task force on jails and pretrial … Continue reading What should criminal justice reform look like in 2020?

Report: Restorative Justice for Juveniles Works Better Than Jail Time

https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-30/juvenile-justice/report-restorative-justice-for-juveniles-works-better-than-jail-time/a66625-1?fbclid=IwAR08s2RS52btxOslO1SULpTWUGc7O513kSNxet5GD0c7rziaT6ysI1Z_QlM A new report says restorative-justice programs for young people work better to reduce repeat offenses and cost considerably less than traditional prosecution, incarceration and probation. (Los Angeles Youth Justice Coalition)May 30, 2019 OAKLAND, Calif. – When a juvenile is accused of a crime, making them face the victim, take responsibility and make amends works … Continue reading Report: Restorative Justice for Juveniles Works Better Than Jail Time