Of 345 young adults interviewed, one in three said they had carried a gun—almost all illegally.
Since 2014, five states have reclassified drug possession offenses from a felony to a misdemeanor.
Urban Institute’s Prison Population Forecaster shows how policy changes could impact racial disparities, costs, and the size of prison populations.
Prosecutors may be missing information that could help them identify trends and set safety and justice goals.
Local courts will decide whether to release defendants based on algorithms created by the courts in each jurisdiction.
In crafting truancy policies, some states are acknowledging barriers to attending school and finding promising alternatives to punishment.
In the wake of controversial police shootings, civilian oversight agencies help hold police accountable.
Immigrant families who cross the border are now targeted by federal criminal law, rather than the civil immigration system.