Research Director Richard Peterson's article in Criminology & Public Policy

Posted Jan 13, 2014

How much influence should victims have over decisions to file and prosecute DV cases?  A recently published study compared a jurisdiction that gave victims considerable influence over these decisions to a jurisdiction that minimized victim influence. In a policy essay responding to the study,...  read more

Farewell to PJI Director Tim Murray

Posted Jan 13, 2014

The last two years have seen a national burst of interest in bail reform.   This movement has developed, in large part, due to the advocacy and organizing efforts of the Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) in Washington and the brilliance and energy of its Director, Tim Murray.  He has...  read more