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Cara Tabachnick

Managing Editor

Cara Tabachnick is Managing Editor for News and Content of The Crime Report. She has freelanced forNewsday in New York City and Long Island, and has written for Newsweek, the New York PostUPIAtlanta Magazine and AM New York, among others. She regularly contributes articles and investigative reports to the “Inside Criminal Justice” section of TCR.  Her areas of interest in criminal justice include domestic abuse, legal affairs and juvenile justice. She is a graduate of Columbia University School of Journalism. Cara is the Deputy Director of John Jay College’s Center on Media, Crime and Justice. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her husband, a filmmaker, and two children.

TCR at a Glance

How Red Tape Snarls Prison Rape Act

special report April 10, 2014

The DOJ’s insistence on state compliance with 288 regulatory standards keeps the program’s implementation in limbo, say critics

Rotten Apples—Or a Flawed System?

April 7, 2014

A three-city experiment will test whether fixing the conditions that lead to wrongful convictions and other miscarriages of justice is mo...

Treating Probation Like Social Work

new & notable April 4, 2014

Justice reinvestment should including personalized plans and programs for offenders, according to a new briefing paper by the Criminal Ju...