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Vera Institute of Justice

  • By: Lindsey Kane
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

The Vera Institute of Justice (VERA) is a nonprofit independent organization based in New York. The institute originated in the early 1960s when a project initiated by Louis Schweitzer and Herb Sturz assessed an unjust bail system in New York City ...

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