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Subramanian, Ram

In Our Own Backyard: Confronting Growth and Disparities in American Jails

This website accesses the Incarceration Trend tool, which allows a jail to better understand its history of jail use and progress toward decarceration.

Solitary Confinement: Common Misconceptions and Emerging Safe Alternatives

This report looks at most common misconceptions regarding solitary confinement while also describing promising alternatives reducing its use.

Relief in Sight? States Rethink the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction, 2009-2014

This report reviews legislative reforms concerning collateral consequences in 41 states.

Incarceration's Front Door: The Misuse of Jails in America

This report reviews existing research and data to take a deeper look at our nation’s misuse of local jails and efforts to mitigate these results.  

Recalibrating Justice: A Review of 2013 State Sentencing and Corrections Trends

By providing concise summaries of representative legislation in each area, this report aims to be a practical guide for policymakers in other states and the federal government looking to enact similar changes in criminal justice policy.

Playbook for Change? States Reconsider Mandatory Sentences

This report examines state-level mandatory sentencing reforms since 2000, their impact, and recommendations about similar efforts.

The Potential of Community Corrections to Improve Safety and Reduce Incarceration

This report explains the potential of community-based corrections to reduce the recidivism of offenders and reconsider its role.

Realigning Justice Resources: A Review of Population and Spending Shifts in Prison and Community Corrections

This report examines whether expected shifts in population and spending in corrections have been realized.

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