Guest Post: You Be the Judge – Part II

Ed. note: This post is the second in a series that began with Judge Schlegel’s contribution to the ABA Center for Innovation’s blog. You can read that post here. Can an additional $750 a year be used to reimagine the criminal justice system, improve the practice of law, and positively impact lives? You be the Judge. Read more about Guest Post: You Be the Judge – Part II[…]

Chris Griffin featured on KPCC’s Air Talk

Earlier this week, A2J Lab Research Director Chris Griffin joined L.A. NPR affiliate KPCC for their Air Talk program. Listen to the audio online to learn more about pretrial risk assessment scores and the Lab’s work evaluating the Public Safety Assessment. The thirteen-minute segment is a great window into the wider conversation about the use Read more about Chris Griffin featured on KPCC’s Air Talk[…]

Spotlight: Drug Courts

According to the National Institute of Justice, there are more than 3,000 drug courts across the United States.[1] As designed, these courts aim to rehabilitate drug-addicted offenders, reduce recidivism, and potentially reduce costs to the system through lower incarceration rates. Yet only a handful of studies have implemented a randomization design to rigorously evaluate the Read more about Spotlight: Drug Courts[…]