ILPAS/ Vera Bail Project Report of the First Year and Proposal for the Second Year


This is the first year report on the Bail Project, an action-research pilot project developed between Vera and the Inner London Probation and After-Care Service (ILPAS). The principal goal of the project was delivering verified community ties information about defendants to magistrates.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021