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1

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

cjcj.org/index.html

San Francisco, CA

About Blog - CJCJ promotes balanced and humane criminal justice policies that reduce incarceration and promote long-term public safety.
Frequency - about 4 posts per month
Since - Feb 2000

2,143 2,527 1,110,392
2

Crime and Consequences Blog

Crime and Consequences Blog

crimeandconsequences.com/cri..

Sacramento, CA

About Blog - The Crime and Consequences Blog discusses crime and the criminal law. We approach criminal law issues from the perspective of victims of crime and the law-abiding public. As most of the existing criminal law blogs are defense-oriented, this is a step toward balance in the blogosphere as a whole.
Frequency - about 11 posts per week
Since - Apr 2006

1,006 253 2,972,835
3

The Charles Smith Blog

The Charles Smith Blog

smithforensic.blogspot.com

About Blog - A blog focusing on cases involving flawed forensic pathology.
Frequency - about 10 posts per week

n/a n/a 17,036,872
4

Criminal Justice News

Criminal Justice News

criminal-justice-online.blog..

About Blog - Providing criminal justice news to criminal justice practitioners, students and academics.
Frequency - about 8 posts per week
Since - Dec 2005

n/a n/a n/a
5

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com

About Blog - Former professional opposition researcher and political consultant Scott Henson leads a team of writers who discuss law enforcement and criminal justice issues in Texas.
Frequency - about 5 posts per week
Since - Dec 2003

n/a n/a 2,422,245
6

Schneier on Security

Schneier on Security

schneier.com

About Blog - A blog by Bruce Schneier covering security and security technology. Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist and author. Described by The Economist as a "security guru".
Frequency - about 6 posts per week
Since - Oct 2004

24,411 102,916 81,233
7

Vera Institute of Justice

Vera Institute of Justice

vera.org/blog

New York

About Blog - Vera works closely with government to build and improve justice systems that ensure fairness, promote safety, and strengthen communities.
Frequency - about 3 posts per month
Since - Jun 2009

65,181 25,138 319,341
8

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

sentencing.typepad.com

Ohio

About Blog - Sentencing Law and Policy blog provides Information and Commentary about Guidelines and Capital Sentencing.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week
Since - May 2004

n/a 2,816 1,071,707
9

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

innocenceproject.org

New York, NY

About Blog - The Innocence Project exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustices.
Frequency - about 5 posts per week
Since - Jan 2001

344,478 86,141 180,212
10

Right on Crime - Fighting crime, prioritizing victims, and protecting taxpayers.

Right on Crime - Fighting crime, prioritizing victims, and protecting taxpayers.

rightoncrime.com/blog

About Blog - We conduct policy research and mobilize strong conservative voices to help promote cost-effective criminal justice systems at both the state and federal level.
Frequency - about 5 posts per week
Since - Jan 2014

19,248 6,049 1,544,474
11

Cop in the Hood

Cop in the Hood

copinthehood.com

New York

About Blog - Peter Moskos is an associate professor in the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He is on the faculty of the City University of New York's Doctoral Programs in Sociology and a Senior Fellow of the Yale Urban Ethnography Project.
Frequency - about 3 posts per month
Since - Aug 2007

n/a 2,210 1,968,036
12

Prison Culture

Prison Culture

usprisonculture.com/blog

New York, USA

About Blog - Prison Culture is an attempt to document how the current prison industrial complex operates and to underscore the ways that it structures American society.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Jun 2010

n/a 67,511 1,236,976
13

In Homeland Security

In Homeland Security

inhomelandsecurity.com

Charles Town, WV

About Blog - Provides homeland security news and analysis, from a network of field experts who cover topics dealing with terrorism, cybersecurity, and national security.
Frequency - about 28 posts per week

44,481 3,826 353,935
14

AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO

aflcio.org/blog

Washington, DC

About Blog - The AFL-CIO is an expression of the hopes and aspirations of the working people of America. We resolve to fulfill the yearning of the human spirit for liberty, justice and community; to advance individual and associational freedom; to vanquish oppression, privation and cruelty in all their forms.
Frequency - about 4 posts per week

243,523 98,859 254,644
15

Reddit - Criminal Justice

Reddit - Criminal Justice

reddit.com/r/CriminalJustice

San Francisco, CA

About Blog - Reddit is a community of millions of users engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics.
Frequency - about 4 posts per week

1,163,267 521,246 8
16

Oxford Academic | Journal of International Criminal Justice Current Issue

Oxford Academic | Journal of International Criminal Justice Current Issue

academic.oup.com/jicj/issue

New York City & Oxford

About Blog - The Journal of International Criminal Justice aims to promote a profound collective reflection on the new problems facing international law.
Frequency - about 3 posts per month

1,118,017 82,656 1,404
17

John Jay Research – Office for the Advancement of Research

John Jay Research – Office for the Advancement of Research

johnjayresearch.commons.gc.c..

New York City

About Blog - Features research and scholarship from the academic community at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month
Since - Oct 2015

1,235 2,878 2,572
18

Pace Criminal Justice Blog

Pace Criminal Justice Blog

pcjc.blogs.pace.edu

White Plains, NY

About Blog - A blog on Criminal Justice by Pace University.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month
Since - Jan 2013

n/a n/a 21,951
19

Death Penalty Information Center

Death Penalty Information Center

deathpenaltyinfo.org

Washington, DC

About Blog - Death Penalty Information Center, serving the media and public with analysis & information concerning capital punishment.
Frequency - about 4 posts per week

10,481 9,534 78,993
20

Prison Policy Initiative

Prison Policy Initiative

prisonpolicy.org/blog

Easthampton, MA

About Blog - Research and advocacy about how mass incarceration affects individuals, communities and the national welfare.
Frequency - about 1 post per week
Since - Apr 2000

14,207 31,328 181,532
21

JONATHAN TURLEY

JONATHAN TURLEY

jonathanturley.org

Washington, D.C.

About Blog - Professor Jonathan Turley is a nationally recognized legal scholar who has written extensively in areas ranging from constitutional law to legal theory to tort law. He has written over three dozen academic articles that have appeared in a variety of leading law journals at Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Northwestern, University of Chicago, and other schools.
Frequency - about 13 posts per week
Since - Aug 2007

n/a 23,864 218,911
22

The Sentencing Project

The Sentencing Project

sentencingproject.org

Washington, D.C.

About Blog - The Sentencing Project has worked for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system for 30 years.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week
Since - Aug 2013

40,048 23,806 304,290
23

Solitary Watch

Solitary Watch

solitarywatch.com

New York / Washington, D.C.

About Blog - Solitary Watch is a nonprofit national watchdog group that investigates, documents, and disseminates information on the widespread use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons and jails.
Frequency - about 1 post per week
Since - Dec 2009

6,938 13,990 784,817
24

JUSTICE BUILDING BLOG

JUSTICE BUILDING BLOG

justicebuilding.blogspot.com

About Blog - This blog has been called "the definitive blog on miami criminal law" by the NY times, the washington post, the pope, and donald trump who also once said it was "really great".

Frequency - about 4 posts per week
Since - Nov 2005

n/a n/a 806,428
25

Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

criminallawandjustice.co.uk/..

About Blog - Provider of legal, government, business and high-tech information sources.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Nov 2010

n/a 2,413 917,308
26

Just Policy Blog

Just Policy Blog

blog.justicepolicy.org

Washington, DC

About Blog - Justice Policy Institute is a national nonprofit organization that envisions a society with safe, equitable and healthy communities; just and effective solutions to social problems; and the use of incarceration only as a last resort.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Aug 2011

3,343 24,638 940,834
27

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

jlc.org/blog

Philadelphia, PA

About Blog - Juvenile Law Center plays a leadership role nationally and in Pennsylvania in shaping and using the law on behalf of children in the child welfare and justice systems to promote fairness, prevent harm, secure access to appropriate services, and ensure a smooth transition from adolescence to adulthood.
Frequency - about 3 posts per month
Since - Dec 2011

6,027 9,350 1,021,855
28

Penal Reform International

Penal Reform International

penalreform.org/blog

About Blog - Penal Reform International develops and promotes fair, effective and proportionate responses to criminal justice problems worldwide.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month
Since - Mar 2012

4,735 3,101 1,101,263
29

Life at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center

Life at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center

harriscountycriminaljustice...

Houston, TX

About Blog - Murray Newman is a former Chief Harris County Prosecutor practicing only criminal defense in Harris and Brazos Counties and the surrounding areas. An insider's view of what is really happening in the Harris County Criminal Courts.
Frequency - about 1 post per week
Since - Jan 2008

377 1,446 1,303,314
30

Russell Webster - Criminal Justice

Russell Webster - Criminal Justice

russellwebster.com/category/..

Hornchurch, Essex. UK

About Blog - Get the latest developments in alcohol and drugs, criminal justice and payment by results.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week
Since - Apr 2015

284 7,497 1,882,067
31

Wrongful Convictions Blog

Wrongful Convictions Blog

wrongfulconvictionsblog.org

About Blog - This blog covers any and all issues–wherever they arise in the world–related to the problem of wrongful conviction of the innocent.
Frequency - about 1 post per week
Since - Feb 2012

n/a 786 2,445,047
32

Texas Prison Bid'ness

Texas Prison Bid'ness

texasprisonbidness.org

Texas

About Blog - , Texas Prison Bid'ness is posting information about the growing prison-for-profit industry in Texas. Since the first prison-for-profit in the world opened in Texas in 1984, Texas has become home to scores of prisons of all shapes and sizes that are run for the profit of corporations. We'll be sharing information about the true costs of private prisons to individuals, families and communities in T
Frequency - about 2 posts per week
Since - Mar 2007

n/a 1,367 3,255,366
33

Criminal Justice Alliance

Criminal Justice Alliance

criminaljusticealliance.org/..

LONDON

About Blog - The Criminal Justice Alliance is a coalition of more than 90 organisations committed to improving the criminal justice system.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Nov 2016

n/a 10,777 5,280,702
34

Prison Watch Network

Prison Watch Network

prisonwatchnetwork.org/newsblog

About Blog - Dedicated to gathering documentation directly from prisoners, from media and other sources about prisons and prisoners' human rights abuses.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month
Since - Oct 2002

1,423 17,403 5,299,143
35

Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice - Raising Youth Justice

Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice - Raising Youth Justice

cycj.org.uk/blog

Scotland

About Blog - The Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ) supports improvement in youth justice, contributing to better lives for individuals and communities.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Feb 2014

384 2,906 5,909,994
36

Imagining Justice

Imagining Justice

imaginingjustice.org/blogs

About Blog - We are a critical social justice collective dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the dialectics of crime, justice, and social harm. . Our goals are to (1) provide our audience with alternative resources regarding criminalization, inequality, and social harm as well as (2) encourage more action-oriented relationships with groups or social phenomena of study.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month
Since - Nov 2003

592 452 5,940,545
37

David Bratzer

David Bratzer

davidbratzer.ca

Victoria, BC

About Blog - Writing about crime and justice from British Columbia, Canada. Opinions expressed here are my personal views.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Jul 2012

n/a 1,297 6,177,633
38

Anthropoliteia

Anthropoliteia

anthropoliteia.net/blog

About Blog - A blog offering critical perspectives on police, security, crime, law and punishment around the world.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Jul 2009

1,126 2,669 6,492,557
39

ACUF Center for Criminal Justice Reform - Latest News |

ACUF Center for Criminal Justice Reform - Latest News |

justice.acu.foundation/updates

Washington, DC

About Blog - The Center for Criminal Justice Reform was established by the American Conservative Union Foundation to provide leadership for the growing conservative consensus that our criminal justice system is badly broken, and that there are proven, conservative reforms that will keep the public safe while restraining costs.
Frequency - about 4 posts per month
Since - Dec 2012

623 680 8,598,572
40

CCJS Undergrad

CCJS Undergrad

umdccjs.blogspot.com

College Park, MD

About Blog - Leading in the development of criminology and criminal justice research and theory; the training of graduate students to conduct and understand basic and applied research; and the provision of undergraduate education of the highest quality.
Frequency - about 5 posts per week
Since - Oct 2011

1,430 132 8,684,769
41

Centre for Justice Innovation | Justice reform charity UK

Centre for Justice Innovation | Justice reform charity UK

justiceinnovation.org/blog

London, UK

About Blog - We combine research and real-world projects to develop new ideas and new practice in the British criminal justice system.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month
Since - Sep 2013

n/a 3,524 9,321,883
42

Chicago Justice

Chicago Justice

chicagojustice.org/blog

About Blog - Our Justice Media Project is focused on capturing, tracking, and analyzing media coverage of crime and violence in Chicago. We seek to reform the coverage of these vital issues so that they more adequately reflect media coverage of how these issues actually occur in our city.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Jan 2007

234,165 30,654 16,102,028
43

janbtucker.com Blog: THE DETECTIVE'S DIARY

janbtucker.com Blog: THE DETECTIVE'S DIARY

janbtucker.com/blog

Los Angeles metropolitan area

About Blog - Jan Tucker is a private investigator and advocate for causes related to criminal justice. He is a columnist and contributor to criminal justice publications, and also speaks about public safety issues on Black Talk Radio.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - May 2006

n/a 452 16,410,179
44

Transform Justice

Transform Justice

transformjustice.org.uk/blog

About Blog - Transform Justice is a national charity working for a fair, humane, open and effective justice system.
Frequency - about 1 post per week
Since - May 2013

n/a 2,932 16,982,163
45

Centre of Criminology Library Blog

Centre of Criminology Library Blog

crimbrary.blogspot.com

Canada

About Blog - Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto: News, Research, Opinion
Frequency - about 3 posts per month
Since - Aug 2008

n/a n/a n/a
46

The Criminal Justice Blog

The Criminal Justice Blog

faithspear.wordpress.com

UK

About Blog - The Criminal Justice Blog is for policy makers, practitioners, academics and everyone interested in the criminal justice system in England and Wales.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Nov 2012

n/a 2,356 n/a
47

National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance

National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance

artsincriminaljustice.org.uk..

England, Wales

About Blog - he National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance is a coalition of almost 600 members: artists, arts and Criminal Justice Sector organisations and individuals who work with prisoners, those on probation and ex-offenders in the community. We aim to ensure that people within the Criminal Justice System get access to arts opportunities as a springboard to positive change.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month
Since - Jul 2017

348 2,966 n/a
48

Justice System Partners

Justice System Partners

justicesystempartners.org/blog

About Blog - We work to improve the safety and quality of life for offenders and communities through evidence-based strategies, systems, and data-based decisions and practices.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Apr 2015

31 102 n/a
49

Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice

Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice

mediacriminaljustice.blogspo..

About Blog - The official blog associated with the book, Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice!
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Jun 2012

n/a n/a n/a
50

Criminal Justice in Ireland | A contemporary blog on criminal justice issues

Criminal Justice in Ireland | A contemporary blog on criminal justice issues

criminaljusticeinireland.wor..

About Blog - A contemporary blog on criminal justice issues
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Mar 2016

n/a n/a n/a
51

CCCU Policing and Criminal Justice

CCCU Policing and Criminal Justice

cccupolicingandcj.wordpress.com

About Blog - A blog by staff and students from Canterbury Christ Church University.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month
Since - Sep 2014

n/a 4,851 n/a
52

Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform

Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform

vermontersforcriminaljustice..

Burlington, VT

About Blog - Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform is a non-profit educational and advocacy organization whose mission is to achieve a more humane, effective and coordinated criminal justice response for both victims and offenders.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Jan 2014

1,303 261 n/a
53

Matt Mangino

Matt Mangino

mattmangino.com

About Blog - Matt Mangino is Attorney, former district attorney of Lawrence County and author of The Executioner's Toll, 2010.
Frequency - about 6 posts per week
Since - Nov 2009

n/a 1,733 n/a
54

Officer "Smith": Thoughts From Behind the Badge

Officer "Smith": Thoughts From Behind the Badge

officersmith.blogspot.com

About Blog - The personal views of a California Peace Officer and widower. Be ye forewarned, not everything on this page is fit for children, liberals or Berkeley residents. I don't expect everyone to agree with everything I say, but personal attacks and irrelevant bullshit will not be tolerated.
Frequency - about 1 post per month
Since - Sep 2007

n/a n/a n/a

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