Justice and Equity

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Parole and Probation Reform in the COVID-19 Era

The Justice Lab’s Vincent Schiraldi talks to Columbia News about the center’s work that is featured in a new Human Rights Watch and ACLU report.

IN THE NEWS

Black scuba divers document slave shipwrecks forgotten for generations

Christopher Brown talks about how the idea of "Blackness" was born out of slavery.

ABC News
September 9, 2020

California Bill Would Mandate 'Crime Prediction' Algorithms Instead of Cash Bail

Columbia Law School's Bernard Harcourt weighs in on California's new crime prediction algorithms.

VICE 
September 8, 2020

Children in Poverty: By the Numbers

A report released in April by the Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University projected a rise in the supplemental poverty rate as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PBS FRONTLINE
September 8, 2020

CENTERS AND INITIATIVES