Current State Campaigns

The Justice Project is currently focusing its state-level criminal justice reform work on four campaigns: Georgia, Illinois, Tennessee and Texas. Click on the state icons below to find out more about the work we are doing in that state:

Other States
Although The Justice Project’s state-level work is currently focused in our four campaign states, we also monitor criminal justice reform work in other states. For more state-level resources, including our state legislation database, choose a state below:

What You Should Know About This Section of the Site

Fast Facts: This section is updated four times a year. The date the statistics were last updated appears within the Fast Facts box.

Reports, Studies, Articles and Editorials: These documents are copyright protected and used with the permission of the authors. Requests to reproduce these documents should be directed to the authors and/or publishers, not to The Justice Project.

State Legislation: The legislation provided in this section deals with the death penalty and current efforts to change how it is used in the states. Please note that these bills are listed here for educational and informational purposes only — The Justice Project does not necessarily endorse or oppose any piece of state legislation. In addition to viewing legislation by state as provided on each Justice in Your State page, you can search our state legislation database here.

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