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1. Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

Center on Juvenile and Criminal JusticeSan 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
Blog cjcj.org/index.html
Facebook fans 2,423. Twitter followers 2,923.

2. Crime and Consequences Blog

Crime and Consequences BlogSacramento, 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 9 posts per week.
Since Apr 2006
Also in Crime Blogs, Criminal Law Blogs
Blog crimeandconsequences.com/cri..
Facebook fans 1,051. Twitter followers 229.

3. The Charles Smith Blog

The Charles Smith BlogAbout Blog A blog focusing on cases involving flawed forensic pathology.
Frequency about 8 posts per week.
Also in Forensic Blogs
Blog smithforensic.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

4. Criminal Justice News

Criminal Justice News About Blog Providing criminal justice news to criminal justice practitioners, students and academics.
Frequency about 42 posts per week.
Since Dec 2005
Blog criminal-justice-online.blog..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

5. Grits for Breakfast

Grits for BreakfastAbout 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 4 posts per week.
Since Dec 2003
Also in Police Blogs
Blog gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

6. Schneier on Security

Schneier on SecurityAbout 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 8 posts per week.
Since Oct 2004
Also in Cyber Security Blogs, Information Security Blogs
Blog schneier.com
Facebook fans 24,611. Twitter followers 117,980.

7. Vera Institute of Justice

Vera Institute of JusticeNew York About Blog Vera works closely with government to build and improve justice systems that ensure fairness, promote safety, and strengthen communities.
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Since Jun 2009
Blog vera.org/blog
Facebook fans 138,220. Twitter followers 43,523.

8. Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and PolicyOhio About Blog Sentencing Law and Policy blog provides Information and Commentary about Guidelines and Capital Sentencing.
Frequency about 21 posts per week.
Since May 2004
Blog sentencing.typepad.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 3,662.

9. Innocence Project

Innocence ProjectNew 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 1 post per week.
Since Jan 2001
Blog innocenceproject.org
Facebook fans 381,400. Twitter followers 112,097.

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

Right on Crime - Fighting crime, prioritizing victims, and protecting taxpayers.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 1 post per week.
Since Jan 2014
Blog rightoncrime.com/blog
Facebook fans 19,027. Twitter followers 8,845.

11. Reddit - Criminal Justice

Reddit - Criminal JusticeSan 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 7 posts per week.
Blog reddit.com/r/CriminalJustice
Facebook fans 1,297,665. Twitter followers 640,696.

12. Oxford Academic | Journal of International Criminal Justice Current Issue

Oxford Academic | Journal of International Criminal Justice Current IssueNew 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 1 post per week.
Blog academic.oup.com/jicj/issue
Facebook fans 1,108,908. Twitter followers 92,851.

13. John Jay Research Office for the Advancement of Research

John Jay Research Office for the Advancement of ResearchNew York City About Blog Features research and scholarship from the academic community at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Oct 2015
Blog johnjayresearch.commons.gc.c..
Facebook fans 1,295. Twitter followers 4,038.

14. Pace Criminal Justice Blog

Pace Criminal Justice BlogWhite Plains, NY About Blog A blog on Criminal Justice by Pace University.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Jan 2013
Blog pcjc.blogs.pace.edu
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

15. Death Penalty Information Center

Death Penalty Information CenterWashington, DC About Blog Death Penalty Information Center, serving the media and public with analysis & information concerning capital punishment.
Frequency about 5 posts per week.
Blog deathpenaltyinfo.org
Facebook fans 11,282. Twitter followers 10,762.

16. Prison Policy Initiative

Prison Policy InitiativeEasthampton, MA About Blog The Prison Policy Initiative was founded in 2001 to document and publicize how over-criminalization undermines our national welfare. This blog provides research and advocacy about how mass incarceration affects individuals, communities and the national welfare.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Apr 2000
Blog prisonpolicy.org/blog
Facebook fans 18,589. Twitter followers 42,711.

17. The Sentencing Project

The Sentencing ProjectWashington, 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
Blog sentencingproject.org
Facebook fans 42,813. Twitter followers 31,581.

18. AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO 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 5 posts per week.
Blog aflcio.org/blog
Facebook fans 281,378. Twitter followers 122,342.

19. Texas Prison Bid'ness

Texas Prison Bid'nessTexas 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 1 post per month.
Since Mar 2007
Blog texasprisonbidness.org
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 1,374.

20. In Homeland Security

In Homeland SecurityCharles 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 24 posts per week.
Blog inhomelandsecurity.com
Facebook fans 51,750. Twitter followers 3,598.

21. Penal Reform International

Penal Reform InternationalAbout Blog Penal Reform International develops and promotes fair, effective and proportionate responses to criminal justice problems worldwide.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Mar 2012
Blog penalreform.org/blog
Facebook fans 5,140. Twitter followers 4,054.

22. JONATHAN TURLEY

JONATHAN TURLEYWashington, 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 19 posts per week.
Since Aug 2007
Also in Legal Blogs
Blog jonathanturley.org
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 47,888.

23. Prison Culture

Prison CultureNew York, USA About Blog Prison Culture blog is an attempt to document how the current prison industrial complex operates and to underscore the ways that it structures American society. Follow to get latest updates.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Jun 2010
Blog usprisonculture.com/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 144,747.

24. David Breston

David BrestonAbout Blog At the Law Office of David A. Breston, we work to level the playing field with the vast resources of the government, and provide outstanding legal advice, representation, and results to clients accused of state and federal crimes throughout Texas.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog davidbreston.com/blog
Facebook fans 504. Twitter followers n/a.

25. Just Policy Blog

Just Policy BlogWashington, 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
Blog blog.justicepolicy.org
Facebook fans 3,801. Twitter followers 30,021.

26. Russell Webster - Criminal Justice

Russell Webster - Criminal Justice Hornchurch, Essex. UK About Blog Get the latest developments in alcohol and drugs, criminal justice and payment by results.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Since Apr 2015
Blog russellwebster.com/category/..
Facebook fans 356. Twitter followers 9,591.

27. Life at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center

Life at the Harris County Criminal Justice CenterHouston, 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 2 posts per month.
Since Jan 2008
Blog harriscountycriminaljustice...
Facebook fans 685. Twitter followers 1,619.

28. Transform Justice

Transform JusticeAbout 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
Blog transformjustice.org.uk/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 4,825.

29. Cop in the Hood

Cop in the HoodNew 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 1 post per month.
Since Aug 2007
Blog copinthehood.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 2,951.

30. Wrongful Convictions Blog

Wrongful Convictions BlogAbout 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 month.
Since Feb 2012
Blog wrongfulconvictionsblog.org
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 792.

31. Justice System Partners

Justice System PartnersAbout 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
Blog justicesystempartners.org/blog
Facebook fans 54. Twitter followers 372.

32. JUSTICE BUILDING BLOG

JUSTICE BUILDING BLOGAbout 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 5 posts per week.
Since Nov 2005
Also in Miami Blogs
Blog justicebuilding.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

33. National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance

National Criminal Justice Arts AllianceEngland, 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 1 post per week.
Since Jul 2017
Blog artsincriminaljustice.org.uk..
Facebook fans 510. Twitter followers 4,682.

34. Criminal Justice Alliance

Criminal Justice AllianceLONDON 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
Blog criminaljusticealliance.org/..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 11,771.

35. Anthropoliteia

AnthropoliteiaAbout 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
Blog anthropoliteia.net/blog
Facebook fans 1,488. Twitter followers 2,950.

36. Solitary Watch

Solitary WatchNew 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 2 posts per week.
Since Dec 2009
Blog solitarywatch.com
Facebook fans 7,842. Twitter followers 15,758.

37. Imagining Justice

Imagining JusticeAbout 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 1 post per month.
Since Nov 2003
Blog imaginingjustice.org/blogs
Facebook fans 775. Twitter followers 1,954.

38. Prison Watch Network

Prison Watch NetworkAbout Blog Dedicated to gathering documentation directly from prisoners, from media and other sources about prisons and prisoners' human rights abuses.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Oct 2002
Blog prisonwatchnetwork.org/newsblog
Facebook fans 1,455. Twitter followers 20,952.

39. Officer 'Smith': Thoughts From Behind the Badge

Officer 'Smith': Thoughts From Behind the BadgeAbout 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
Blog officersmith.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

40. Chicago Justice

Chicago JusticeAbout 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 2 posts per month.
Since Jan 2007
Blog chicagojustice.org/blog
Facebook fans 225,556. Twitter followers 27,041.

41. Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice - Raising Youth Justice

Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice - Raising Youth Justice 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
Blog cycj.org.uk/blog
Facebook fans 619. Twitter followers 5,096.

42. Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

Criminal Law & Justice WeeklyAbout Blog Provider of legal, government, business and high-tech information sources.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Nov 2010
Blog criminallawandjustice.co.uk/..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 2,471.

43. Centre for Justice Innovation | Justice reform charity UK

Centre for Justice Innovation | Justice reform charity UK 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
Blog justiceinnovation.org/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 4,517.

44. David Bratzer

David BratzerVictoria, 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
Blog davidbratzer.ca
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 1,387.

45. ACUF Center for Criminal Justice Reform - Latest News |

ACUF Center for Criminal Justice Reform - Latest News | 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 1 post per month.
Since Dec 2012
Blog justice.acu.foundation/updates
Facebook fans 10,246. Twitter followers 2,292.

46. CCJS Undergrad

CCJS Undergrad 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 8 posts per week.
Since Oct 2011
Blog umdccjs.blogspot.com
Facebook fans 1,403. Twitter followers 146.

47. janbtucker.com Blog: THE DETECTIVE'S DIARY

janbtucker.com Blog: THE DETECTIVE'S DIARYLos 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
Blog janbtucker.com/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 417.

48. Centre of Criminology Library Blog

Centre of Criminology Library BlogCanada About Blog Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto: News, Research, Opinion
Frequency about 4 posts per week.
Since Aug 2008
Blog crimbrary.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

49. The Criminal Justice Blog

The Criminal Justice BlogUK 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
Blog faithspear.wordpress.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 4,864.

50. Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice

Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal JusticeAbout Blog The official blog associated with the book, Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice!
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Jun 2012
Blog mediacriminaljustice.blogspo..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

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

Criminal Justice in Ireland | A contemporary blog on criminal justice issuesAbout Blog A contemporary blog on criminal justice issues
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Mar 2016
Blog criminaljusticeinireland.wor..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

52. CCCU Policing and Criminal Justice

CCCU Policing and Criminal JusticeAbout Blog A blog by staff and students from Canterbury Christ Church University.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Sep 2014
Blog cccupolicingandcj.wordpress.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 7,154.

53. Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform

Vermonters for Criminal Justice ReformBurlington, 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
Blog vermontersforcriminaljustice..
Facebook fans 1,379. Twitter followers 651.

54. Matt Mangino

Matt ManginoAbout Blog Matt Mangino is Attorney, former district attorney of Lawrence County and author of The Executioner's Toll, 2010.
Frequency about 7 posts per week.
Since Nov 2009
Blog mattmangino.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 1,696.

55. glynn b. cartledge

glynn b. cartledgeAbout Blog Keep up with articles from glynn b. cartledge.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog glynnbcartledge.com/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

56. Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center 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 1 post per month.
Since Dec 2011
Blog jlc.org/blog
Facebook fans 7,619. Twitter followers 15,201.

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  • Quality and consistency of posts.
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