U.S. Sentencing Commission Updates its Interactive Data Analyzer

The Interactive Data Analyzer (IDA) is an online tool that can be used to explore, customize, and visualize annual federal sentencing data. IDA now provides data spanning seven years—from fiscal years 2015 through 2021. Features include: Simple visualization and navigation of complex datasets (tutorial video); Combined annual data and trend analyses spanning seven years; Data …

PDS Publishes its new D.C. Reentry Navigator!

The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) has announced its publication of The D.C. Reentry Navigator, a 900-page, 16-chapter book that is a comprehensive compilation of expert knowledge and reentry resources for people arrested, charged, tried, and/or convicted under District of Columbia law. PDS created The D.C. Reentry Navigator as a resource …

Council for Court Excellence (CCE)

The Council for Court Excellence (CCE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic organization that envisions a justice system in the District of Columbia that equitably serves its people and continues to be a model for creating stronger and more prosperous communities. CCE identifies and proposes solutions by collaborating with diverse stakeholders to conduct research, advance policy, …

Council of State Governments

The Council of State Governments is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. LINK: Council of State Governments Knowledge Center

Prison Policy Initiative

The Prison Policy Initiative’s research and advocacy is at the center of the national conversation about criminal justice reform and over-criminalization. Because essential national and state level data is often completely inaccessible, the Prison Policy Initiative’s insightful data analysis and powerful graphics help fill these gaps to bring in new supporters and help other movement …

Justice Roundtable

The Justice Roundtable is a broad-based coalition of more than 100 organizations working to reform federal criminal justice laws and policies. Founded in 2002, the Roundtable’s mission is to bring value to the Justice Movement by coordinating the federal legislative and advocacy efforts of the Washington criminal justice advocacy community. LINK: The Justice Roundtable  

Report: D.C.’s Justice Systems: An Overview

In 2019, the Public Welfare Foundation published this report. It is a compilation of existing information meant to serve as a summary of D.C.’s criminal justice systems. This report has good information well presented which is why we have added it to our resources. LINK: D.C.’s Justice Systems: An Overview