Tsarnaev had his initial court appearance today from his hospital room
By Graham Kates
An NYU conference explores alternative courts and computer tools that help judges determine who should go to prison—and who shouldn’t
By Maggie Lee
At a conference in Atlanta, experts and advocates cautiously hailed "a turning point" in the movement to set up alternatives to juvenile detention
California's police forces are declining in numbers while the state's corrections staff is growing, according to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law
By Ted Gest
A report issued today by leading justice experts claims that compromises with many state legislatures have undermined some of the initiative's key goals.
"We do not know whether this was the act of an organization, an individual or individuals," Obama said from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room.
Nearly 40 percent of the state's pretrial inmates are incarcerated because they cannot afford bail, according to a recently published study
By Ted Gest
The FY 2014 justice budget means more spending on 'smart' crime strategies--if Congress goes along. TCR's Ted Gest examines what's at stake
By Ted Gest
The movement to trim prison costs claims major successes in a report to Congress today
States and defendants can save a lot of money by using electronic monitoring instead of bail or pre-trial detainment, according to a recently published paper
TCR at a Glance
May 17, 2013
A conference on gun violence this week raised questions about whether journalists are focusing on the wrong things
May 16, 2013
The mayors of Philadelphia and Minneapolis challenge gun manufacturers to consider biometrics and other technological fixes in a New York...
May 15, 2013
Should the debate on guns be framed in a public health context?
May 14, 2013
In a wide ranging conversation on the politics of guns, Connecticut's governor said the media is letting the National Rifle Association d...
new & notable May 14, 2013
From maltreatment to assaults and physical and emotional bullying, a survey of children found that violence is a fact of life for America...
May 13, 2013
The nation’s largest police force was trailing behind other cities in making neighborhood-by-neighborhood crime data publicly avail...
new & notable May 10, 2013
A project from The Center for Court Innovation will test the notion that punctual, respectable courts get better results