The New Orleans Index at Ten, Criminal Justice: Changing Course on Incarceration

Report by Judge Calvin Johnson (Ret.), Mathilde Laisne, Jon Wool
June 2015

The Data Center   (New Orleans)


The Data Center partnered closely with the Vera Institute in tracking and reporting on the decline of the jail population in New Orleans. Their work was critical in paving the way for the MacArthur Safety and Justice grant received by the city of New Orleans. This essay we published as part of our New Orleans Index at Ten.