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[…]

Guest Post: Another RCT Tackling Failure to Appear, Part II

Today’s guest post comes from two Harvard Ph.D. students in Public Policy and Economics, respectively, Helen Ho and Natalia Emanuel. Helen and Natalia are affiliates of the Lab and have been working on their own randomized control trial (“RCT”) focused on failures to appear (“FTAs”) for arraignments. This post is the second in a series Read more about Guest Post: Another RCT Tackling Failure to Appear, Part II[…]

Guest Post: Evaluating Make It Right

Today’s guest post is authored by Katy Weinstein Miller, Chief of Programs & Initiatives at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. In 2013, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón launched a new approach to handling juvenile delinquency.  Rather than prosecute young people accused of certain felony offenses, the office began offering them the opportunity to Read more about Guest Post: Evaluating Make It Right[…]

Welcome to the Lab’s newest members!

We hope that all of our U.S. readers enjoyed a break over Thanksgiving. As we mark the beginning of December, we’re thrilled to introduce you to two new staff members who joined us this fall. Our new Associate Director of Research Innovations, April Faith-Slaker, joins us after serving in a variety of access to justice Read more about Welcome to the Lab’s newest members![…]