Ankle Monitors Tether Wearers to the Carceral System: Study

Electronic ankle monitors are often used as a way to lower incarceration rates while seemingly giving wearers the freedom to go about their lives before a court date. Conversely, a new study shows that ankle monitors are keeping people tethered to the prison system longer than necessary.

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New Jersey Puts ‘Fair Chance Housing’ on the National Agenda

This month, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law the most rigorous state legislation to date limiting consideration of criminal records in housing decisions. Following on the heels of laws enacted in 2019 in Colorado, Illinois and New York, the issue has arrived on the national reintegration agenda.