Courts Publications Library

Justice Center Publications

Stepping Up County Self-Assessment

Stepping Up County Self-Assessment

The Stepping Up County Self-Assessment is designed to assist counties interested in evaluating the status of their current efforts to reduce the prevalence of people who have mental illnesses in jails.

External Publications

Prosecutors, Reentry, and Public Safety

Prosecutors, Reentry, and Public Safety

This publication, sponsored by the Executive Session of the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution at John Jay College, argues that prosecutors must advocate for holding individuals accountable while also aiming to prepare those who come through the criminal justice system for reentry.

Mass Violence in America: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions

Mass Violence in America: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions

This publication examines existing data and expertise on mass violence, provides an analysis about its causes and impacts, and makes recommendations to inform policy and practice for a broad range of stakeholders.

Paid in Full: A Plan to End Money Injustice in New Orleans

Paid in Full: A Plan to End Money Injustice in New Orleans

This report examines how New Orleans has changed its bail practices and outlines how the city can align its court practices with this new system of funding to end money injustice and replace it with a fairer and safer system moving forward.