Criminal Justice Archive

Statement on court order to deny motion for preliminary injunction in Collins v. Daniel

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation today issued the following statement on the court order to deny a motion for preliminary injunction in Collins v. Daniel:  We wholeheartedly agree with the U.S. District Court’s order, which concludes that plaintiffs are not likely to succeed on the merits of their claims, and which allows Bernalillo County, New Mexico, … Read More

Laura and John Arnold Foundation issues RFP to test interventions aimed at helping individuals who cycle through multiple systems

HOUSTON, TX—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) focused on testing programs to help people who repeatedly cycle through the criminal justice, health care, and social service systems in their communities. In particular, LJAF is interested in proposals to evaluate established approaches such … Read More

Public Safety Assessment: A risk tool that promotes safety, equity, and justice

Every day, judges across America face defendants who have been arrested and who come before the court for arraignment. After setting a defendant’s court date, which could be months into the future, judges must decide the immediate fate of that defendant. Should that person await trial in jail, or can he or she be safely … Read More

New Jersey eliminates most cash bail, leads nation in reforms

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Jeremy Travis to join the Laura and John Arnold Foundation as senior vice president of criminal justice

NEW YORK—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) announced today that Jeremy Travis, one of the nation’s preeminent criminal justice reformers, will join LJAF as senior vice president of criminal justice. Mr. Travis will lead LJAF’s criminal justice group, which will expand its reach with two additional hires announced today: Amy Solomon, a highly respected … Read More