60 Best Criminal Justice Blogs and Websites

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1. Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences Sacramento, California, US
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.
Also in Crime Blogs, Criminal Law Blogs, California Criminal Law Blogs
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1.1K 214 4 posts / week Apr 2006 Get Email Contact More

2. The Charles Smith Blog

The Charles Smith Blog Toronto, Ontario, Canada
I created the Charles Smith Blog in 2007 after I retired from The Toronto Star to permit me to keep digging into the story of the flawed pathologist and the harm he had done to so many innocent parents and caregivers, and to Ontario's criminal justice system. The heart of the Blog is my approach to following cases which raise issues in all of these areas - especially those involving the death penalty.
Also in Forensic Blogs
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1.3K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

3. Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast Austin, Texas, US
Scott Henson is presently interim Executive Director at Just Liberty, a 501(c)4 focused on justice reform in Texas. A former journalist and political opposition researcher, Scott have laboured for more than two decades in Texas' criminal-justice reform movement, having been involved in passing some of Texas' most celebrated 21st-century reform legislation. He created Grits for Breakfast in 2004, having before then operated a criminal-justice reform site hand-coded in HTML beginning in 1997.
Also in Police Blogs
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7.5K 1 post / month Dec 2003 Get Email Contact More

4. Schneier on Security

Schneier on Security US
A blog by Bruce Schneier covering security and security technology also frequent posts about homeland security in particular. Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist and author. He is described by The Economist as a 'Security Guru'.
Also in Cyber Security Blogs, Information Security Blogs, Homeland Security Blogs
schneier.com
25.2K 145.3K 5 posts / week Oct 2004 Get Email Contact More

5. Vera Institute of Justice

Vera Institute of Justice New York, US
Vera works closely with government to build and improve justice systems that ensure fairness, promote safety, and strengthen communities.
vera.org/blog
164.8K 74.5K 9K 1 post / week Jun 2009 Get Email Contact More

6. Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy Ohio, US
Sentencing Law and Policy blog provides information and commentary about guidelines and capital sentencing. Professor Berman is the sole creator and author of the Sentencing Law and Policy blog. Professor Berman provides consulting services on various cutting-edge federal sentencing issues. He also is frequently contacted by the media concerning sentencing developments.
Also in Legal Blogs, Sentencing Blogs, Sentencing Law and Policy Blogs
sentencing.typepad..
4.9K 12 posts / week May 2004 Get Email Contact More

7. Innocence Project

Innocence Project New York, US
The Innocence Project exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustices.
innocenceproject.org
487.9K 167K 210.6K 2 posts / week Jan 2001 Get Email Contact More

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

Oxford Academic | Journal of International Criminal Justice Current Issue New York City, New York, US
The Journal of International Criminal Justice aims to promote a profound collective reflection on the new problems facing international law.
academic.oup.com/j..
1.1M 110.8K 8 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

9. Jonathan Turley Blog

Jonathan Turley Blog Washington, District of Columbia, US
Prof. Jonathan Turley is a nationally recognized legal scholar who has written extensively in areas ranging from constitutional law to legal theory & tort law. He writes about Constitutional Law, Environment, Free Speech, Lawyering, Politics, Religion, Supreme Court, and more.
jonathanturley.org
445.5K 1 post / day Aug 2007 Get Email Contact More

10. Prison Policy Initiative

Prison Policy Initiative Easthampton, Massachusetts, US
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.
Also in Prison Blogs
prisonpolicy.org/blog
23.6K 72K 5 posts / month Apr 2000 Get Email Contact More

11. AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO Washington, District of Columbia, US
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.
aflcio.org/blog
317K 157.6K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

12. The Sentencing Project

The Sentencing Project Washington, District of Columbia, US
The Sentencing Project has worked for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system for 30 years.
sentencingproject.org
45.9K 46K 5 posts / week Aug 2013 Get Email Contact More

13. Death Penalty Information Center

Death Penalty Information Center Washington, District of Columbia, US
Death Penalty Information Center, serving the media and public with analysis & information concerning capital punishment.
deathpenaltyinfo.org
11.9K 15.1K 5 posts / week Get Email Contact More

14. The Crime Report

The Crime Report US
Your Complete Criminal Justice Resource. The Crime Report (TCR) is the nation's only comprehensive news service covering the diverse challenges and issues of 21st century criminal justice in the U.S. and abroad. TCR is a member of the Investigative News Network of online investigative journalism sites.
Also in Crime News Websites
thecrimereport.org
5.8K 16.7K 19 posts / week Get Email Contact More

15. Solitary Watch

Solitary Watch Washington, District of Columbia, US
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.
solitarywatch.org
8.2K 18.8K 1 post / week Dec 2009 Get Email Contact More

16. Matt Mangino

Matt Mangino Matt Mangino is Attorney, former district attorney of Lawrence County and author of The Executioner's Toll, 2010.
mattmangino.com
1.8K 1 post / day Nov 2009 Get Email Contact More

17. Cop in the Hood

Cop in the Hood New York, US
Peter Moskos is a professor in the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. A Princeton and Harvard trained sociologist, he was a Baltimore City Police Officer and is the director of John Jay College's NYPD Executive Master's Leadership Program.
copinthehood.com
11.2K 2 posts / quarter Aug 2007 Get Email Contact More

18. JUSTICE BUILDING BLOG

JUSTICE BUILDING 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'.
justicebuilding.bl..
859 2 posts / week Nov 2005 Get Email Contact More

19. Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Breaking news, headlines, and press releases from the Juvenile Law Center. Juvenile Law Center advocates for rights, dignity, equity and opportunity for youth in the child welfare and justice systems.
Also in Juvenile Law Blogs
jlc.org/news
10K 17.7K 1 post / month Dec 2011 Get Email Contact More

20. Russell Webster - Criminal Justice

Russell Webster - Criminal Justice UK
Get the latest developments in alcohol and drugs, criminal justice and payment by results.
russellwebster.com..
497 13.7K 2 posts / week Apr 2015 Get Email Contact More

21. American Military University Edge

American Military University Edge Charles Town, West Virginia, US
AMU Edge is an online resource featuring content designed for military, veterans, public safety, intelligence, homeland security, emergency management, space, and cybersecurity professionals, brought to you by American Military University.
amuedge.com
130.4K 3.2K 13 posts / week Get Email Contact More

22. Penal Reform International

Penal Reform International France
Penal Reform International develops and promotes fair, effective and proportionate responses to criminal justice problems worldwide.
penalreform.org/blog
5.5K 6K 1 post / quarter Mar 2012 Get Email Contact More

23. CCJS Undergrad

CCJS Undergrad College Park, Maryland, US
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.
umdccjs.blogspot.com
1.5K 174 7 posts / week Oct 2011 Get Email Contact More

24. National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance

National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance England, UK
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.
artsincriminaljust..
830 6.1K 1 post / quarter Jul 2017 Get Email Contact More

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

Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice - Raising Youth Justice Scotland, UK
The Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ) supports improvement in youth justice, contributing to better lives for individuals and communities.
cycj.org.uk/blog
619 9.3K 1 post / month Feb 2014 Get Email Contact More

26. Life at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center

Life at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center Houston, Texas, US
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.
harriscountycrimin..
752 2.4K 2 posts / quarter Jan 2008 Get Email Contact More

27. Transform Justice

Transform Justice UK
Transform Justice is a national charity working for a fair, humane, open and effective justice system.
transformjustice.o..
6.8K 5 posts / quarter May 2013 Get Email Contact More

28. Centre for Justice Innovation | Justice reform charity UK

Centre for Justice Innovation | Justice reform charity UK London, England, UK
We combine research and real-world projects to develop new ideas and new practice in the British criminal justice system.
justiceinnovation...
5.7K 1 post / quarter Sep 2013 Get Email Contact More

29. The Criminal Justice Blog

The Criminal Justice Blog UK
The Criminal Justice Blog is for policy makers, practitioners, academics and everyone interested in the criminal justice system in England and Wales.
faithspear.wordpre..
6.4K 1 post / quarter Nov 2012 Get Email Contact More

30. ACUF Center for Criminal Justice Reform | Latest News

ACUF Center for Criminal Justice Reform | Latest News Washington, District of Columbia, US
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.
conservativejustic..
9.6K 2.9K 1 post / week Dec 2012 Get Email Contact More

31. David Breston

David Breston Houston, Texas, US
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.
davidbreston.com/blog
785 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

32. glynn b. cartledge

glynn b. cartledge Reno, Nevada, US
Keep up with articles from glynn b. cartledge.
glynnbcartledge.co..
238 803 2 posts / year Get Email Contact More

33. Justice System Partners

Justice System Partners Portland, Oregon, US
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.
justicesystempartn..
96 662 1 post / quarter Apr 2015 Get Email Contact More

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

Officer 'Smith': Thoughts From Behind the Badge 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.
officersmith.blogs..
1 post / month Sep 2007 Get Email Contact More

35. Prison Culture

Prison Culture New York, US
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.
usprisonculture.co..
145K Jun 2010 Get Email Contact More

36. Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice San Francisco, California, US
CJCJ promotes balanced and humane criminal justice policies that reduce incarceration and promote long-term public safety. Covers articles on drug abuse, juvenile justice, social justice and sentencing.
cjcj.org/index.html
2.6K 3.3K 5 posts / year Feb 2000 Get Email Contact More

37. Just Policy Blog

Just Policy Blog Washington, District of Columbia, US
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.
blog.justicepolicy..
5K 35.4K Aug 2011 Get Email Contact More

38. John Jay Research Office for the Advancement of Research

John Jay Research Office for the Advancement of Research New York City, New York, US
Features research and scholarship from the academic community at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
johnjayresearch.co..
1.4K 5.1K 1 post / year Oct 2015 Get Email Contact More

39. Texas Prison Bid'ness

Texas Prison Bid'ness Texas, US
, 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
texasprisonbidness..
1.3K Mar 2007 Get Email Contact More

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

Right on Crime - Fighting crime, prioritizing victims, and protecting taxpayers. Austin, Texas, US
We conduct policy research and mobilize strong conservative voices to help promote cost-effective criminal justice systems at both the state and federal level.
rightoncrime.com/blog
18.1K 11.7K Jan 2014 Get Email Contact More

41. Criminal Justice Alliance

Criminal Justice Alliance London, England, UK
The Criminal Justice Alliance is a coalition of more than 90 organisations committed to improving the criminal justice system.
criminaljusticeall..
16K Nov 2016 Get Email Contact More

42. Prison Watch Network

Prison Watch Network Dedicated to gathering documentation directly from prisoners, from media and other sources about prisons and prisoners' human rights abuses.
prisonwatchnetwork..
2K 23.4K Oct 2002 Get Email Contact More

43. Wrongful Convictions Blog

Wrongful Convictions Blog This blog covers any and all issues wherever they arise in the world related to the problem of wrongful conviction of the innocent.
wrongfulconviction..
731 1 post / year Feb 2012 Get Email Contact More

44. Pace Criminal Justice Blog

Pace Criminal Justice Blog White Plains, New York, US
A blog on Criminal Justice by Pace University.
pcjc.blogs.pace.edu
Jan 2013 Get Email Contact More

45. Anthropoliteia

Anthropoliteia A blog offering critical perspectives on police, security, crime, law and punishment around the world.
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3K 2.9K Jul 2009 Get Email Contact More

46. Criminal Justice News

Criminal Justice News Providing criminal justice news to criminal justice practitioners, students and academics.
criminal-justice-o..
Dec 2005 Get Email Contact More

47. Imagining Justice

Imagining Justice 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.
imaginingjustice.o..
877 2.9K Nov 2003 Get Email Contact More

48. David Bratzer

David Bratzer Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Writing about crime and justice from British Columbia, Canada. Opinions expressed here are my personal views.
davidbratzer.ca
1.4K Jul 2012 Get Email Contact More

49. Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform

Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform Burlington, Vermont, US
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.
vermontersforcrimi..
1.4K 978 Jan 2014 Get Email Contact More

50. Centre of Criminology Library Blog

Centre of Criminology Library Blog Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Your resource for news, research, opinion and comment in the world of Criminology and Criminal Justice, brought to you by the Criminology Library, Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto.
crimbrary.blogspot..
601 Aug 2008 Get Email Contact More

51. CCCU Policing and Criminal Justice

CCCU Policing and Criminal Justice A blog by staff and students from Canterbury Christ Church University.
cccupolicingandcj...
Sep 2014 Get Email Contact More

52. Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice

Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice The official blog associated with the book, Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice!
mediacriminaljusti..
Jun 2012 Get Email Contact More

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

Criminal Justice in Ireland | A contemporary blog on criminal justice issues Ireland
A contemporary blog on criminal justice issues
criminaljusticeini..
1 post / year Mar 2016 Get Email Contact More

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Criminal Justice Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Criminal Justice. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
TCR Staff thecrimereport.org 2181
Douglas A. Berman sentencing.typepad.com 738
Harold Levy smithforensic.blogspot.com 737
jonathanturley jonathanturley.org 612
Kenneth Quinnell aflcio.org/blog 430
Law and Justice Policy mattmangino.com 358
Bruce Schneier schneier.com 233
shandelman thecrimereport.org 175
Edge Staff amuedge.com 118
Michael Rushford crimeandconsequences.blog 88
Kent Scheidegger crimeandconsequences.blog 75
Dr. Jarrod Sadulski amuedge.com 65
Kimberly Arsenault amuedge.com 63
Russell Webster russellwebster.com/category/criminal-justice 57
Breanna Bishop sentencingproject.org 56
Elizabeth Berger crimeandconsequences.blog 53
Ilan Fuchs, Ph.D. amuedge.com 49
Dr. Bethanie Hansen amuedge.com 47
andrea cipriano thecrimereport.org 45
Tracy Siska chicagojustice.org/news 44
Dr. Bjorn Mercer amuedge.com 43
Roxanne Barnes solitarywatch.org 43
Bill Otis crimeandconsequences.blog 38
Dr. Kandis Y. Wyatt, PMP amuedge.com 30
Alicia Maule innocenceproject.org 29
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