Corrections Publications Library

Justice Center Publications

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Fifth Presentation

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Fifth Presentation

The fifth presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force focuses on findings and policy recommendations related to behavioral health challenges in Missouri that pertain to people in the state’s criminal justice system. The presentation also includes final policy options for the task force to consider and act upon.

Justice Reinvestment in Ohio: Overview

Justice Reinvestment in Ohio: Overview

This overview outlines several criminal justice challenges in Ohio, including increases in certain types of violent crime in some parts of the state; substance use issues driven by the opioid crisis, which are causing increases in prison admissions; a large probation population; high corrections spending; and a large prison population.

Justice Reinvestment 2.0 in Ohio: Launch Presentation

Justice Reinvestment 2.0 in Ohio: Launch Presentation

The first presentation to the Ohio Justice Reinvestment Committee introduces the justice reinvestment process and highlights new challenges in Ohio related to violent crime and opioid use, as well as persistent issues related to probation supervision, sentencing, and prison costs.

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Third Presentation

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Third Presentation

The third presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force focuses on findings and policy recommendations related to recidivism, violent crime and victimization, the female prison population, and the challenges law enforcement faces in Missouri.

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Second Presentation

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Second Presentation

The second presentation to the Missouri State Justice Reinvestment Task Force focuses on the findings and policy recommendations related to reentry in Missouri, including how people are prepared to leave prison, parole policies and practices, and probation and parole supervision practices in the community.

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Overview

Justice Reinvestment in Missouri: Overview

This publication outlines several criminal justice trends in Missouri, including an increase in violent crime; a rapidly growing female prison population; and prison admissions that are largely driven by recidivism, and summarizes the stages involved in utilizing a justice reinvestment approach to address these trends.

Justice Reinvestment in Pennsylvania: Policy Framework

Justice Reinvestment in Pennsylvania: Policy Framework

The final report of the CSG Justice Center outlines policy recommendations developed in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Justice Reinvestment Working Group to reduce release delays for people serving short sentences in state prison and focus state attention on improving county probation, among other things.

External Publications

Justice Reinvestment in Idaho: Impact on the State

Justice Reinvestment in Idaho: Impact on the State

This report from the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) discusses the impact that the 2014 justice reinvestment legislation had on the state’s prison population and any associated cost savings.

Top Trends in State Criminal Justice Reform, 2017

Top Trends in State Criminal Justice Reform, 2017

This policy brief from the Sentencing Project describes key reforms from 2017 that were designed to reduce the scale of incarceration and lessen the impact of the collateral consequences of a felony conviction.

Jails: Inadvertent Health Care Providers

Jails: Inadvertent Health Care Providers

This report from The Pew Charitable Trusts explores how jails administer their health care programs and whether these programs further county public health and safety goals.

Model Programs Guide

Model Programs Guide

This online resource from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs.

Juvenile Confinement Drops by Half

Juvenile Confinement Drops by Half

This infographic from The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Public Safety Performance Project analyzes data that examines the rate at which adjudicated youths were sent to out-of-home placement by juvenile courts.

Reforming Criminal Justice

Reforming Criminal Justice

This four-volume report from the Academy for Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law covers dozens of topics within the areas of criminalization, policing, pretrial and trial processes, punishment, incarceration, and release.

Five Ways State Juvenile Correctional Administrators Can Use Data

Five Ways State Juvenile Correctional Administrators Can Use Data

This brief from the National Center for Juvenile Justice provides examples of how juvenile correctional administrators can use aggregate data to ensure that their facilities embrace evidence-based practices and are aligned with their rehabilitative missions.

Unbalanced Youth Justice

Unbalanced Youth Justice

These interactive maps from the W. Haywood Burns Institute for Justice, Fairness & Equity present the most recent data on incarcerated youth by detention rates and rates for nonviolent offenses for youth of color and by disparity gaps in incarceration rates by race.