October 10, 2017 News

The Criminal Justice Policy Program and Human Rights Watch Submit Testimony to the UNSR on Criminalization of Poverty in the United States

The Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School (CJPP) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) submitted testimony to the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights in advance of his visit to the United States this December.

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October 11, 2017 News

A New Vision for the 21st Century Prosecutor: Reflections of Newly Elected Prosecutive Leaders

On September 25, 2017, CJPP and Fair and Just Prosectuion (FJP) hosted "A New Vision for the 21st Century Prosecutor" at Harvard Law School. Elected prosecutive leaders spoke at HLS with the next generation of lawyers about new paradigms in prosecution and the importance of prosecutors in bringing about systemic change.

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August 1, 2017 Announcement

CJPP is Hiring Research Assistants

The Criminal Justice Policy Program is hiring paid research assistants for the Fall 2017. The RAs will support work relating to CJPP’s National Criminal Justice Debt Initiative, a major multiyear project to reform harmful and unjust practices for imposing fees and fines in criminal cases.

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July 25, 2017 Announcement

CJPP Hiring Senior Researcher to Work on Criminal Justice Debt Initiative

The Criminal Justice Policy Program (CJPP) at Harvard Law School is hiring a Senior Policy Researcher for its National Criminal Justice Debt Initiative. The goal of the initiative is to help bring about major reforms in the way that jurisdictions around the country impose and collect fees and fines in the criminal justice system.

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July 6, 2017 Announcement

CJPP Announces New Executive Director Brook Hopkins

The Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School announces that Brook Hopkins will serve as the program’s new Executive Director. Hopkins has experience litigating a broad range of cases, including criminal, death penalty, civil rights, and immigration cases. Most recently, Hopkins was a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.

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