Faculty Affiliates researching The Myths of Public Safety
- Cornell William Brooks, Hauser Professor of the Practice of Nonprofit Organizations; Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice, HKS; Director, The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice
- Andrew Manuel Crespo, Professor of Law, HLS
- Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, HKS
- Anna Lvovsky, Assistant Professor of Law, HLS
- Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ford Foundation Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, HKS; Suzanne Young Murray Professor, Radcliffe
- Alexandra Natapoff, Lee S. Kreindler Professor of Law, HLS
- Sandra Susan Smith, Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice; Faculty Chair, Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management
Affiliated Programs and Initiatives
- Institute to End Mass Incarceration (HLS)
- The William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice (HKS)
- The Social Costs of Pretrial, Court-Ordered Electronic Monitoring (PCJ)
- Why Prosecuting Nonviolent Misdemeanor Offenses Yields Poorer Outcomes (PCJ)
- California’s Automatic Record Clearance: Understanding the Potential Impacts on Justice-Involved Individuals (PCJ)
- The Difference A Day Makes: How Spending Even One Day in Jail Can Have Devastating Consequences (PCJ)
- The Effect of Non-Prosecution on Racial Disparities (PCJ)
- What is the cost of crime and punishment? HKS Policy Topic, February 6, 2023.
- Sandra Susan Smith. Pretrial Detention, Pretrial Release & Public Safety. Arnold Ventures Public Safety Series Discussion Paper, July 2022.
- Muhammad, Khalil. The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, 2. Harvard University Press, 2019.
- Anna Lvovsky, The Judicial Presumption of Police Expertise, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 1995 (2017).
A new HKS course had students evaluating the public and internal budgeting within the criminal legal system to look at the cost of crime and punishment to the taxpayer.
Our Fall 2022 speaker series looked at the myths surrounding pretrial detention.