Transforming the District of Columbia's Approach to Public Safety.

DC Justice Lab is researching, mobilizing, and advocating for large-scale changes to the criminal legal system.

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Our Focus


In D.C., Black people experience more than 90% of the searches that lead to no warning, ticket or arrest.


In D.C., 94% of people sentenced for felonies are Black and more than half are Black men age 18 - 30.


In D.C., more than 90% of people incarcerated in our local jails are Black.

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