ROTW: To Build a Better Criminal Justice System - 25 Experts Envision the Next 25 Years of Reform
Monday, March 26, 2012
- Organization: Sentencing Project
This publication by the Sentencing Project brings a group of scholars, policy advocates, and practitioners to share their visions and strategies for comprehensive reform of the criminal justice system.The essays that follow propose a range of policy initiatives as well as public education strategies to promote change, including: Partnerships between the criminal justice system and the public health community; the challenges of using state and federal budget shortfalls as a major focus for reform; reframing juvenile justice policy under the heading of what if it was "my child?"; and the strategic role of a racial justice and human rights framework in shaping reform strategies.