These are 18 issues (dating from August 1967 to November 1970) of "The Vera Report," a somewhat-monthly report produced by the Vera Institute of Justice detailing the current activities, projects and agenda of Vera at that time. Early issues are titled "Report to Staff and Trustees of the Vera Institute of Justice." Whether or not more issues of "The Vera Report" were published is not known (Andrew Taylor, Library Intern 7/12/07).


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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