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21 10, 2018

New Jersey Expungement Center

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Expungement law in New Jersey has changed! Laws enacted in December 2017 enable expungement of a various arrests and convictions that previously could not be expunged. These laws took effect on October 1, 2018. Here are some highlights of the new law:

  • The waiting period before a criminal conviction can be expunged is now lowered […]
28 09, 2018

Bail Project

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Hey there,

Criminal justice reform can sometimes seem unapproachably complicated. But when it comes to how cash bail fuels mass incarceration, the story is rather simple.

Unaffordable cash bail is the single most preventable driver of mass incarceration in the United States, accounting for all jail growth in the past 20 years and exacerbating racial disparities in every corner of […]

2 09, 2017

THE COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDE: NEWARK

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28 07, 2017

Ahead: An Innovative Concept and In-Depth Magazine Focusing on Social Work Research

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22 07, 2017

From the Destruction of Riots Came Black Leadership in Newark

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20 07, 2017

Community Wise

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18 07, 2017

Ability to vote compromised for thousands behind bars

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14 02, 2017

Scholars Behind Bars

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Notes from the Field

a one-woman show written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith and directed by Leonard Foglia
Second Stage Theatre’s Tony Kiser Theatre, New York City, November 2–December 18, 2016
Anna Deavere Smith in [...]
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11 02, 2017

Integrity House Offers New Treatment Model for Previously Incarcerated People

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By Seth Ferranti  02/07/17

Community Wise was designed to be effective with those who use substances to cope with marginalized and oppressive conditions such as poverty, racism, classism, and sexism.

29 11, 2016

Declaring Addiction a Health Crisis Could Change Criminal Justice

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The surgeon general’s new approach on substance abuse has policy implications for law enforcement. Direct Link

A participant in a drug-rehabilitation program called Peer 1 stands outside the federal prison in Englewood, Colorado.Rick Wilking / Reuter