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Recipient Purpose Term Amount
Behavioral Ideas Lab, Inc. To help advise jurisdictions on best practices for the use of the Public Safety Assessment. 2016 - 2017 $55,000
National Conference of State Legislatures To track and summarize state legislation related to pretrial justice and police body-worn cameras. 2015 - 2016 $111,400
The Regents of the University of California, San Diego To improve the statistical methodology used to evaluate the reliability of eyewitness identification. 2016 - 2020 $322,962
Hawaii Department of Public Safety To pilot a pretrial supervision initiative modeled on the state of Hawaii's "HOPE" probation program. 2013 - 2016 $685,657
Research Foundation of the City University of New York To convene a roundtable on pretrial best practices. 2014 - 2016 $199,996
Washington University To advance the implementation and rigorous testing of deferred prosecution programs. 2016 - 2018 $359,808
Administrative Office of the Courts of the State of Kentucky - Division of Pretrial Services To conduct research on pretrial risk assessment, release, and supervision. 2012 $171,003
Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government and Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney To help reduce the amount of time it takes to process felony cases. 2014 - 2017 $339,750
Texas Public Policy Foundation To raise public awareness of reform efforts related to the criminal justice pretrial process and court-imposed fines and fees. 2016 - 2017 $211,474
City of Long Beach To conduct a randomized controlled trial of Forensic Assertive Community Treatment and wraparound services. 2018 - 2021 Up To $491,211
National Conference of State Legislatures To update and disseminate databases of legislation related to the pretrial process and body-worn cameras. 2017 - 2018 $190,617
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania To fund a study of the effects of vertical and horizontal defense representation models on case and criminal justice outcomes. 2016 - 2019 $247,706
Houston Forensic Science LGC, Inc. To help improve the application of forensic science in laboratories nationwide. 2013 - 2014 $75,000
Research Foundation of the City University of New York To develop a research agenda for pretrial criminal justice and evaluate research proposals. 2015 - 2016 $232,151
The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for Texas To fund randomized controlled trials of Assertive Community Treatment and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment in Dallas County, Texas. 2017 - 2022 $1,024,737
Administrative Office of the Courts of the State of Kentucky - Division of Pretrial Services To support implementation of the Public Safety Assessment. 2013 - 2015 $25,434
MDRC To assess the predictive validity of the Public Safety Assessment. 2017 - 2019 $88,869
Texas Public Policy Foundation To raise public awareness of reform efforts related to the criminal justice pretrial process and court-imposed fines and fees. 2017 - 2019 $286,269
Code for America Labs, Inc. To enhance the pretrial criminal justice system in New York, New York. 2013 - 2014 $90,000
National Juvenile Defender Center To reduce the use of monetary bail and pretrial detention for juvenile defendants. 2018 - 2020 $650,804
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania To fund a randomized controlled trial of an informational tool for public defenders designed to reduce sentencing disparities. 2016 - 2020 $329,060
Indiana University To create a model forensics lab report. 2013 - 2015 $9,366
Research Foundation of the City University of New York To support the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 2018 - 2019 $163,515
Aleph Institute, Inc. To support the Alternative Sentencing Key Stakeholder Summit. 2016 $50,000
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