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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April 24, 2017 Announcement

The Criminal Justice Policy Program is Hiring Research Assistants

The Criminal Justice Policy Program is currently seeking research assistants to participate in a policy initiative aimed at reforming bail practices in a major city.

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April 14, 2017 Announcement

CJPP Launches Criminal Justice Debt Reform Builder, a 50-State Web Resource

Criminal justice debt – the result of fees and fines in the criminal justice system – has serious consequences. The Criminal Justice Debt Reform Builder brings transparency to this area of significant legal complexity: it gives easier access to state laws that govern criminal justice debt and suggests policy solutions through the Criminal Justice Policy Program’s Confronting Criminal Justice Debt: A Guide for Policy Reform.

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