Consistent findings of drops in misdemeanor arrests across our Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice sites are featured in this piece from the Wall Street Journal.
New York Law Journal: Nearly 20,000 more people would have been released from jail without bail before trial in 2018 if New York’s statewide bail reforms had been in place then, according to a study published Monday by John Jay College’s Data Collaborative for Justice.
Data from our recent report, Trends in Misdemeanor Arrests in New York City, 1993-2016, is highlighted in this article from The Chief about the significant shift in misdemeanor arrests between 1993 and 2016
Data from our newest report, Trends in Arrests for Misdemeanor Charges in New York City, 1993-2016, is included in this article from City Limits.
Data from two of our reports are used in this piece from the Guardian to highlight trends in misdemeanor arrests and average lengths of stay for misdemeanors in New York City. Our data is used in reference to the Manhattan and Brooklyn DA’s recent announcement that they will no longer seek bail for most misdemeanors.
The latest issue of Translational Criminology features the MJP article The Misdemeanor Justice Project: Using Data to Guide Criminal Justice Reform. Translational Criminology is published by the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy out of George Mason University. MJP Advisory Board member, Cynthia Lum, is the CEBCP Director and the magazine’s Editor.
Jeremy Travis was talking crime and punishment, the drop of enforcement actions by the NYPD of one million compared to five years ago and the “profound change in enforcement strategy” that accounted for it, when he was asked July 11 about a Brooklyn judge’s decision two days earlier to release without bail a man who […]