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Greg Berman
Greg Berman is the Executive Director of the Center for Court Innovation, a public-private partnership responsible for creating the Red Hook Community Justice Center and other demonstration projects.

Entries by Greg Berman

Perceptions Matter: A Roadmap to Reducing Crime

(4) Comments | Posted November 12, 2013 | 5:02 PM

Since 1990, New York City has seen one of the longest sustained drop in crime ever experienced by a big city -- murders reduced by 79 percent, rape by 62 percent and robbery by 82 percent.

Even as our police officers, attorneys, judges and elected...

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What Lessons Can Business Teach Criminal Justice? Invest in Research

(1) Comments | Posted July 1, 2013 | 5:16 PM

After two decades of sustained crime reduction, violent crime rates increased in 2012. If we hope to reverse this trend, we can't simply replicate yesterday's strategies -- we must continue to innovate.

The past generation was arguably a golden era in criminal justice innovation. The management of police departments was...

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