The Council on Criminal Justice, a nonpartisan think tank that works to advance understanding of the criminal justice system, decided to take a deep dive into the system to see how it was coping. Our guests on this podcast discuss what they discovered.
State juvenile justice legislation in 2020, despite many legislative sessions being cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mostly focused on enacting laws diverting young people from formal court processing, providing alternatives to detention, and much more.
Two past presidents of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators offer views on the coronavirus, social justice and legislative efforts to increase diversity and a culture of inclusion.
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The “Our American States” podcast is where you hear compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures, the people in them, the politics that compel them, and the important work of democracy.
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On an update call with NCSL today, Kathleen Styles of the U.S. Census Bureau reported that the data will arrive by (not on) April 30.