July 9, 2019

July 3, 2019, Michael Tanenbaum - The Philadelphia Inquirer

A new policy implemented by Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner will eliminate fines and fees for indigent defendants, placing a greater focus on ensuring payment of restitution in cases involving vict...

November 13, 2018

November 12, 2018, Bobby Allyn - WHYY

More than one out of every 10 gunshot victims in Philadelphia is a teenager. Each year, that translates into about 150 teens wounded by gunfire. And on average, about two dozen of them die from those injuries.

City records obtained f...

October 4, 2018

October 3, 2018, Sarah Anne Hughes - Billy Penn

Hundreds of people who support legislation that would give Pennsylvanians sentenced to life without parole a chance at release came to the capitol this week, expecting a victory.

 (Photo of Supporters in the Capital Rotund...

September 18, 2018

September 17, 2018, John N. Mitchell - The Philadelphia Tribune

There are the everyday burdens of life and then there are those Eric Eberhart is facing.

In April, the 17-year-old Nicetown resident watched in horror from the passenger seat of his father’s car as bullets f...

August 28, 2018

August 7, 2018, National Reentry Resource Center

This brief from the National Reentry Resource Center outlines the role that corrections, probation, and parole officers can play in informing victims of the supports to which they are entitled and how they can pursue rest...

January 31, 2017

From the Alliance for Safety and Justice, the National Survey of Victims’ Views is the first-of-its-kind research on crime survivors' experiences with the criminal justice system and their preferences for safety and justice policy. 

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