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The Future of Sentencing, Corrections and Crime Reduction in Florida: A Conversation Between Journalists and Policymakers

January 19, 2010 01:05:07 pm

On October 30-31, 2009, journalists from across the country gathered at The Poynter Pavillion in St. Petersburg, Fla., for a reporting seminar co-sponsored by the Pew Center on the States and John Jay College of Justice’s Center on Media, Crime and Justice.

“The Future of Sentencing, Corrections and Crime Reduction in Florida” featured panelists including St. Petersburg mayor Rick Baker; David Utter, the Director of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Florida Initiatives; and Tim Ryan, the Director of the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department.

Resources from the Conference

Conference Agenda: With panelists' names and associations

Fellows Stories

"Legislators look west for prison solution" by Jamal Thalji of St. Petersburg Times

"Courtrooms adjusting to a new Florida Supreme Court order against restraining juvenile defendants" by Colleen Jenkins of the St. Petersburg Times

"Faster Path to Adult Jail?" by Colleen Jenkins of the St. Petersburg Times

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Fellows Stories

Resources from the Conference

Conference Audio

 

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