The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) grants the incarcerated and those being released from prison a first-ever chance to get comprehensive, continuous health care. It will also have a huge impact on offenders in custody awaiting trail, as well as on justice-involved families and communities across the U.S.
Reporters and editors from across the nation gathered for a roundtable,"Under the Gun, Gun Violence, Gun Laws and the Media," hosted by the Center of Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice to discuss the debate surrounding guns. Academics, legislators, law enforcement, medical professionals, and not-for-profit professionals participated in a series of diverse panels focusing on different approaches, including American Trauma: Gun Violence, Public Health and Mental Illness; Guns, Gangs and Kids: Tackling Gun Safety in a Culture of Violence and Gun Economics, Technology, Public Safety and the Market.
Promising innovations in justice policies and practices, often grouped under the heading of “smart justice,” are gathering bipartisan support across the U.S.
Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, today announced that Cindy Chang and the investigative team of The Times-Picayune and Shane Bauer of Mother Jones magazine are the winners of the John Jay College/Harry Frank Guggenheim 2012-2013 Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting Awards.
The "front end" of America's criminal justice system--the period between arrest and trial---is rarely explored by journalists and the general public. But it is often the real test of the fairness and equal justice promised under our democracy.
Why does the U.S. lead the world in youth imprisonment? What should a truly effective juvenile justice system look like? How can the media stay ahead of the story?
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy led a blue-ribbon list of speakers from the White House, leading police departments, think tanks, and universities for two days of discussions and briefings at the 7th Annual Harry Frank. Guggenheim foundation Symposium on Crime in America, on Feb. 6th and 7th, 2012 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.
Twenty journalists from around the nation joined participants from the criminal justice community to explore his year's topic,""The Problem That Won't Go Away: How Drugs, Race and Mass Incarceration Have Distorted American Justice (and What To Do About It)."
Gina Barton of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Trevor Aaronson of Mother Jones magazine are the winners of the John Jay College/Harry Frank Guggenheim 2012 Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting Awards.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Mother Jones Magazine Win 2012 John Jay College/H.F. Guggenheim Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting Awards
Nearly 1,300 U.S. police agencies now use Facebook, and more than 600 are on Twitter.
TCR at a Glance
April 28, 2016
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April 27, 2016
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new & notable April 25, 2016
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new & notable April 25, 2016
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special report April 22, 2016
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April 21, 2016
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new & notable April 20, 2016
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