A report by the Prison Policy Initiative details the numbers of incarcerated people and the rate of incarcerations in states across the country. Pennsylvania has 96,000 people behind bars. That is a rate of 725 per 100,000 people (including prisons, jails,...
Former NJ Gov. Jim McGreevey and NJ Institute for Social Justice Pres. Ryan Haygood: Fighting recidivism by breaking down the barriers to successful prisoner re-entry. Click to view
Newark Municipal Court Judge Victoria Pratt: her unusual approach to handling low level, non-violent crime by using support, scolding and social services to salvage, rather than punish. Click to view.
Hear about what is being done for people who can’t afford bail but do not want to plead guilty just so they don’t have to sit in jail. Click to view.