The Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management is part of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. Founded in 1980, we are celebrating 40 years of research to promote sound policy and effective management in the administration of safety and justice.
2019-2020 Harvard Crime, Justice, and Violence Course Guide
Courses relevant to criminal justice policy and management are offered at Harvard Kennedy School as well as other Harvard schools. Download our 2019-2020 guide to Crime, Justice, and Violence courses at Harvard (updated 1/23/20 with newly-added courses).
- How Well Does the Justice System Track the Incarcerated? (The Crime Report)
- A Lesson from Camden: Fixing Jails and Health Care Together (The Crime Report)
- The Recidivism Trap: Counting failure is no way to encourage success (The Marshall Project)
- How New York City has shown that “less is more” when it comes to probation supervision (Huffington Post)
- When Less is More: How putting fewer people on probation and parole can reduce prison populations, save money and keep us safer (The Marshall Project)
- Report: Slash U.S. Probation Rolls by 50% Within 10 Years (The Crime Report)
- Congress’ chance to do right by America’s youth (TheHill.com)
- Schiraldi: Justice System Failing Young People (Boston Herald)
- Crime and the Adolescent Brain (New York Times)