The Location of Justice
StructuresThe city’s jails and courts pose ethical questions and design challenges, and shape the criminal justice system’s function and effects.
The city's plans call for new borough jails to replace those at Rikers. A set of drawings examines land uses in the boroughs' civic centers to consider: Can New Yorkers accept jails as neighbors?
IntroductionIntroducing the Location of Justice.
About this Series
The Location of Justice is edited by Mariana Mogilevich and Olivia Schwob.
Greg Berman (Center for Court Innovation), Ronald Day (The Fortune Society), Insha Rahman (Vera Institute of Justice), and Susan Tucker (Consultant, criminal justice reform) generously shared their insights and expertise in the development of this series. They are not responsible for its content or any errors within. The editors would also like to thank the many people from advocacy organizations, legal services, city agencies, service providers, academic institutions, architecture firms, and other points of expertise who have shared their perspectives and experiences and responded to our questions and ideas as we have developed The Location of Justice.
The Location of Justice is supported, in part, by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and the Donald & Shelley Rubin Foundation.