ADA@25 Impact and Implications for People with Disabilities Involved in the Justice System

On the 25th Anniversary of the ADA the Vera Institute's Center on Victimization and Safety looks back at the impact of this landmark legislation and looks forward to understand how to increase access to justice for disabled and Deaf communities.


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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