Overall crime rates in 2016 are projected to remain the same as last year according to a year-end analysis by the Brennan Center. The murder rate is projected to increase, driven by problems in Chicago.
Politicians, law enforcement, advocates, and economists agree we need to end the era of mass incarceration. This is the first detailed, granular look at precisely how we can achieve this in a safe way.
The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law joined the NAACP and other organizations to ask New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to support a bill that would fully fund public defense services in the state.