- Join the CSG Justice Center for the Release of “Closer to Home: An Analysis of the State and Local Impact of the Texas Juvenile Justice System Reforms”
- Second Chance Act Solicitation Released: Statewide Recidivism Reduction
- Second Chance Act Solicitation Released: Reentry Mentoring for Young Fathers
- Gingrich: Overhaul Michigan’s Criminal Justice System
- Judiciary Committee Republicans Request Mark-Up of Second Chance Reauthorization Act
This website from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s Research and Evaluation Center supports and promotes youth justice programs that are informed by the science of adolescent development.
In December, the National Reentry Resource Center and Dr. R. Karl Hanson and Dr. Guy Bourgon of Public Safety Canada hosted a second convening in a series of meetings focused on instituting a common language for improved risk communication.
Each year in Indianapolis, 5,000 to 8,000 people return home from incarceration. To support these individuals’ successful reentry, local government and business leaders met in the capital city recently to discuss strategies for improving the employment outcomes of people with criminal records.
This report from Vermont Legal Aid and the Vermont School Discipline Reform Coalition provides information critical to helping the state’s policymakers, educators, advocates, parents, and students best assess school discipline in Vermont.
This report from the National Employment Law Project provides an overview of Ban the Box initiatives across the United States.
In his 2015 State of the State address, West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin highlighted his administration’s progress in expanding access to substance use treatment for individuals on supervision, a key component of the state’s Justice Reinvestment Act, which includes policies designed to reduce corrections spending and increase public safety.
The purpose of the program is to improve the response in all aspects of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, as well as cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse.
This live broadcast will focus on the unique opportunities and challenges of including victims in the reentry process, and will explore current points in the criminal justice reentry continuum where victims can have a voice.
Co-hosted by the American Probation and Parole Association and the International Community Corrections Association, this conference will bring together practitioners, policymakers, administrators, and others interested in community corrections from across the globe to share their knowledge and experience.
During webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance explained the grant program application process.
This webinar provides an overview of violence among females involved with the criminal justice system, trauma-informed and gender responsive services, and a social-ecological model of violence.
Technical assistance providers from the National Reentry Resource Center and representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance discuss resources that are available to support grant activities, including the Mentoring Planning and Implementation Guide, and answer questions about the grant program.
This webinar will provide information for the program’s FY2014 grantees including expectations around and available support for grant activities, submission of the Planning and Implementation (P&I) Guide, and evaluation requirements.
During this orientation webinar for FY 2014 Second Chance Act-funded grantees serving adults, panelists provide information about the grant program, including expectations around and available support for grant activities, post-award grant management and compliance, and evaluation requirements.
This report summarizes comprehensive analyses of sentencing, corrections, and arrests data presented to the Washington State Justice Reinvestment Taskforce.
This report summarizes comprehensive analyses of sentencing, corrections, probation, and parole data presented to Nebraska’s Justice Reinvestment Working Group.
Presentation to the Alabama Prison Reform Task Force detailing CSG Justice Center analyses of felony sentencing to prison trends, as well as parole board practices, prison release and community supervision trends. To view a PDF of this document, click here.
Presentation of Nebraska’s criminal justice system challenges, justice reinvestment policy framework, and impact estimates to the Nebraska Justice Reinvestment Working Group on December 11, 2014. This presentation includes proposed strategies that aims to reduce recidivism, lower corrections costs, and increase public safety […]
Presentation of strategies and policy options intended to help avert prison population growth and increase public safety, delivered to the Washington State Justice Reinvestment Taskforce at the Washington State Capitol on December 5, 2014.
JUSTICE CENTER IN THE NEWS
The state Division of Corrections announced Monday it was no longer pursuing the possibility of moving some state inmates to out of state prisons because of overcrowding issues.
A group of senators who spent months studying what to do about Nebraska’s prisons troubles have offered a list of solutions in a package of bills.
The Columbian By The Columbian Despite a prison population in Washington that is overcapacity, statistics from the FBI indicate that the state has the nation’s highest rate of property crimes such as burglary and auto theft. This incongruity points out […]
Typically, tougher enforcement of the law to deter crime adds a burden to taxpayers, who must pay more for police officers and prison beds.
Read more here: http://www.theolympian.com/2015/01/20/3529535_time-for-a-smarter-handle-on-property.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy
Shortly after being appointed chairman of the Alabama House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Mike Jones, R-Andalusia, was talking about Alabama’s prison system with consultants hired to make them better.
As Alabamians, it is our responsibility to confront and address problems that plague our state and limit our ability to grow and progress economically and otherwise.