DCJ’s findings on the 2020 New York bail reforms were cited in an article in the New York Times outlining both praise and criticism for the new law. To read the full article, click here.
DCJ’s findings on the New York’s latest bail reforms were cited in an article in Politico on the new laws that took effect January 1, 2020. To read the full article, click here.
DCJ is pleased to announce our latest research brief: Examining Appearance Rates in Civil and Criminal Summons Court in New York City. The Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) shifted enforcement of five offenses (public consumption of alcohol, public urination, littering, unreasonable noise, and all New York City park offenses) from the criminal courts to civil […]
In a larger feature on upcoming criminal justice reforms in New York City, DCJ Director Preeti Chauhan’s interview with CBSN New York from earlier this month is highlighted. Her interview cites findings from DCJ’s research brief, “Assessing Potential Impacts of 2020 Bail Reforms in New York City”, as well as an explanation of what cases […]
With sweeping court reforms set to go into effect January 1, 2020 in New York State, New York City officials will spend millions to ensure that the thousands of defendants no longer eligible for money bail will successfully return for their hearings. In the Wall Street Journal’s coverage of these reforms, they reference DCJ’s finding […]
The Misdemeanor Justice Project recently released their second evaluation of the Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) looking at post-implementation summons issuance and outcomes.
In anticipation of new State bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its existing Supervised Release program to provide judges with an alternative to money bail in cases where additional support is required to ensure an individual returns to court. Several experts in the field were quoted in the city’s press […]
DCJ Director Preeti Chauhan appeared live on CBS New York on November 7th to discuss upcoming bail reforms and their potential impacts in New York City. To read DCJ’s research brief, “Assessing Potential Impacts of 2020 Bail Reforms in New York City”, click here.
The latest report from DCJ’s Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice, Tracking Enforcement Rates in Prince George’s County, MD 2006-2018, presents trends in enforcement actions in Prince George’s County, Maryland, from 2006 through 2018. Three specific categories of enforcement are examined here, including felony arrests, misdemeanor arrests, and criminal citations, but with an emphasis on misdemeanor […]
Following the release of our latest brief, Assessing Potential Impacts of 2020 Bail Reforms in New York City, DCJ’s Director Preeti Chauhan sat down with Errol Louis on Inside City Hall to discuss our findings. Watch the full video here.