Jonathan Jones Graduate Fellow , MassINC

Jonathan Jones is a Graduate Fellow at MassINC. He graduated from the University of Oxford with a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and has previously worked as a researcher for The Spectator and as a Parliamentary Aid in the UK.

ARTICLES By Jonathan Jones

Mounting an Evidence-Based Criminal Justice Response to Substance Abuse and Drug Offending in Massachusetts

Solutions to better treat and manage substance abuse are paramount to an effective Justice Reinvestment strategy. Too many residents suffering from substance use disorder continue to enter the criminal justice system, which struggles to help these individuals recover from a life-threatening disease. For many offenders, un- or undertreated substance abuse aggravates anti-social behavior and lengthens

Reducing Recidivism in Massachusetts with a Comprehensive Reentry Strategy

More than two-thirds of defendants sentenced to state and county prisons in Massachusetts have had prior incarcerations, according to new analysis presented in this policy brief. Comprehensive change is necessary to reduce this elevated level of repeat offending and improve public safety. The third installment in a series exploring various components of reform, this paper

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