Director of Innovation and Strategy
Julian Adler is the Center's director of innovation and strategy, and previously served as the director of policy and research and the director of the Red Hook Community Justice Center in Brooklyn, New York. He was part of the planning teams that created Brooklyn Justice Initiatives and Newark Community Solutions in New Jersey. Julian is the co-author of Start Here: A Road Map to Reducing Mass Incarceration (The New Press), along with a range of book chapters and articles that examine the intersections of the criminal legal system, social science, and mental health. He serves on multiple steering and advisory committees, and he is a co-chair of the advisory board for Wesleyan University’s Center for Prison Education.
- Arguing The Algorithm: Pretrial Risk Assessment And The Zealous Defender
- Relationships Not Jail: A New Framework for Court-Based Treatment
- Up & Out: Toward an Evidence-Based Response to Misdemeanors
- Toward Misdemeanor Justice: Lessons from New York City
- Understanding Risk and Needs in Misdemeanor Populations
- The Criminal Court Assessment Tool: Development and Validation
- Start Here: A Road Map to Reducing Mass Incarceration
- Empirical Means to Decarcerative Ends?
- Race and Risk Assessment: Would We Know a Fair Tool If We Saw It?
- Demystifying Risk Assessment: Key Principles and Controversies
- Reducing Jail and Protecting Victims: A Roundtable on Pretrial Supervised Release
- Minding the Elephant: Criminal Defense Practice in Community Courts