Felony Case Preparation Project Executive Summary and Introduction


This is a c.1982 interim research report by Vera on an effort by the New York City Police Department to address a perceived shortfall in the indictment, conviction, and incarceration rates in felony arrest cases. In this experiment, in collaboration with the Bronx District Attorney's Office, immediate post-arrest investigations of felony arrests were intended to change the dispositional patterns in targeted experimental precincts and, from a law enforcement perspective, improve them.


Compassion, Not Confinement

How States and Localities Can Help Ensure Humane Housing for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Awaiting Family Reunification

In the first five months of 2021, about 65,000 children were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after arriving in the United States unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian. These children come to the United States seeking protection, stability, and a chance to reunite with their families, but are instead processed at federa ...

  • Shaina Aber, Lauren Esterle, Derek Loh
June 16, 2021