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It gives us great pleasure to announce that Preeti Chauhan, Misdemeanor Justice Project’s Director and Principal Investigator, has joined The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Law and Justice. The Committee on Law and Justice seeks to improve governmental decision making and public policy, and promote the understanding and dissemination of research […]

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Date October 30, 2017
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Jacqueline Scott, a graduate research assistant with the Misdemeanor Justice Project, authored a research brief on how what we know about engagement, disengagement, and desistance from gang offending can inform what we know about how children are recruited by and exit from non-state armed groups. She presented this brief at the United Nations. Congratulations, Jackie!

February 16, 2017, New York, NY – The Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice today announced the six sites– Los Angeles, CA , Toledo, OH, Durham, NC, Seattle, WA, Prince George’s County, MD and St. Louis, MO – selected to join New York City as part of the Network […]

NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed the Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA), eight bills that further the administration’s goals of preserving public safety and building stronger and safer neighborhoods by reducing arrests and incarceration. “For too long, one small wrongdoing came with a huge cost, taking a large toll on New Yorkers’ lives and […]

Dr. Meredith L. Patten has been appointed as Executive Director of the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice (RNMJ). Patten brings to the table over 18 years of experience in the criminal justice and security fields, including consulting for a variety of organizations such as the Office of Court Administration of the New York State Courts, the […]