Just 'Cause Vol. 16, No. 3


National Standards Released to Reduce Rape in Prison by Nicole Lemon -- Planning to Prevent Sexual Violence in New Jersey by Abbi Leman -- From the Director: Crossing Boundaries to Help Victims -- Holder: A Smarter Criminal Justice System Within Reach by Michael Mehler -- Q&A with Jon Wool, Project Director, interview by Nicole Lemon -- News & Announcements -- Recent Events: Vera Receives New York Times Award


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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