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Feature July 16
How am I doing? Check the sentiment meter.
Q&A March 21
A husband and wife want to upend how we talk about wrongful convictions.
Commentary March 14
Counting failure is no way to encourage success.
Q&A November 15, 2017
Is it rising or declining? Does it matter?
News May 23, 2017
A small nonprofit gathers criminal justice statistics, one county at a time.
Commentary October 28, 2016
How New York City Cut Crime and Incarceration at the Same Time
Analysis October 20, 2016
This time, a survey of crime victims
News July 27, 2016
Only if you look at very limited data.
Analysis July 22, 2016
“These are the facts,” he says. Mmmm, not so fast.
Analysis July 19, 2016
Does America need to be made safe again? We fact-checked a handful of last night’s claims.
Feature July 13, 2016
At a painful time, a roundup of proposed remedies
Commentary July 6, 2016
Don’t overlook local jails.
News June 21, 2016
An attempt to find out confronts a frayed patchwork of data across the country.
Analysis May 15, 2016
And the government can’t either.
Commentary March 30, 2016
A close look at the grand compromise of 1976.
Justice Lab March 23, 2016
Pew researchers release a new prison scorecard, but it ain’t perfect.
Analysis March 9, 2016
A new report looks at recidivism among inmates released from federal prisons.
Justice Talk February 22, 2016
Key background reading before our discussion on predictive policing on Wednesday, February 24th.
Commentary February 8, 2016
What the Black Lives Matter movement misses about those police shootings.
Commentary January 11, 2016
What the left and right got wrong about crime in 2015.
News January 4, 2016
A law practice finds thousands whose sentences could be affected by Miller v. Alabama
News December 16, 2015
A roundup of interviews and documents.
Commentary December 15, 2015
A new tool drills down on hidden incarceration rates.
Justice Lab November 18, 2015
The race gap for adults is shrinking. Why is it widening for juveniles?
News November 10, 2015
Prodded by lawsuits, one jail moves to curb fetal deaths.
Justice Lab October 30, 2015
A new study of the data says it depends on timing.
Commentary October 23, 2015
Other voices from the criminal justice community weigh in.
Commentary September 4, 2015
(And the same goes for the “Ferguson Effect.”)
News August 4, 2015
A new report and a growing phenomenon.
Justice Lab June 4, 2015
Surprising new research suggests parolees who go somewhere new are less likely to offend again.
Q&A April 2, 2015
“Every year, more than 5,000 murderers walk free.”
Graphics December 19, 2014
A guide to the latest stats in the world of criminal justice.