Mary Byrne Women and children during their prison nursery co-residence and in the reentry years

The Vera Institute of Justice's Neil A. Weiner Research Speaker Series features Mary Byrne, a Stone Foundation and Elise Fish Professor of Health Care for the Underserved at the Columbia University School of Nursing. The interview was conducted at Vera's New York offices on February 9, 2010.


Women's Pathways Into and Out of Jail in Buncombe County

Findings from Research with Women Detained in Buncombe County and Recommendations for Reducing the Use of Jail

This report presents an analysis of women’s experiences with the local criminal legal system in Buncombe County, North Carolina: their pathways into and out of the jail, their living conditions and concerns during detention, and their perspectives on how services and systems in the county can improve. This study occurred in September 2021 at a time ...

  • Jennifer Peirce, Tara Dhanraj Roden, Sandhya Kajeepeta, Elizabeth Swavola, Jesmeen Grewal
November 16, 2022