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| by Matthew Watkins | Center for Court Innovation
It’s risk assessment. And in this “New Thinking” podcast, host Matt Watkins discusses the issue with two of his coworkers at the Center for Court Innovation: Sarah Picard, a research director, and Julian Adler, director of policy and research.…
| by Darnell Epps | The New York Times
Now a student at Cornell University, Darnell Epps served 17 years in prison for “the worst choice” he ever made. He credits many aspects of his prison sentence for helping him turn his life around, including the fact that he served all 17 years in the same facility as his brother, who received…
| by Josh Rovner | The Atlantic
Many American teenagers—especially low-income youth of color—who commit crimes end up in adult courts, jails, and prisons, suffering lifelong consequences for decisions made as kids. Those who end up with felony convictions face ongoing barriers to employment, housing, and voting. This is …

Blog

October 5, 2018 | NCCD
____________________________________________________________________________     If you wanted to measure the length of the line above these words, would you use a straight ruler or one that’s bent into an angle? Silly question, clearly. A bent ruler would give you an incorrect answer, so you’d choo…
September 27, 2018 | Ryan Berg
“I try to have fun,” Caridad said in our last interview. “We take Tate on bike rides, I race in the wheelchair with her. We make due, but it’s not the same. Even she said, ‘why don’t we do projects anymore?’ Make clay and make art and garden and plant. It’s so hard to have to explain why your mother…
September 25, 2018 | Ryan Berg
Science cannot yet determine if Caridad’s history of adversity is linked to her having ALS. But it has been determined that higher numbers of adverse experiences consistently yield more health problems. Caridad’s asthma, diabetes, migraines, and obesity could all be related to her lifetime of hardsh…

Events

- | - MT | Calgary, Alberta

NCCD staff Peggy Cordero and Phil Decter will present “Implementing