Carl Reynolds helps manage and develop projects related to court initiatives, corrections, sentencing reform, and juvenile justice issues. Among other projects, he works on the establishment and evaluation of public defender offices and on Justice Reinvestment strategies. Previously, Carl served as director of the Texas Office of Court Administration. From 1997 to 2005, he was general counsel for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), responsible for prisons, probation, and parole. He also was general counsel to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice—the governing body for TDCJ. Prior to that position, he was the executive director of the Texas Punishment Standards Commission, general counsel to the Texas Senate Committee on Criminal Justice, director of the Senate’s redistricting staff, and a briefing attorney for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Carl holds a BA from the University of Cincinnati, an MA from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and a JD from the University of Texas School of Law.
This publication presents a summary of the Justice Reinvestment process in Pennsylvania and the legislation that was enacted…Read More
This policy framework outlines recommendations developed as a part of a Justice Reinvestment effort in Maine in 2020.Read More