Minnesota’s specialty drug courts continue to significantly reduce recidivism and lower incarceration and its related costs for drug court participants, according to a study released Monday by the state’s judicial branch.
The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California’s Supreme Court says the state cannot prohibit all registered sex offenders in San Diego County from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park. The court ruled on Monday that the […]
A study comparing Texas youth with nearly identical characteristics shows that juveniles under community-based supervision are far less likely to reoffend than those incarcerated in state correctional facilities, the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, in partnership with Texas A&M University, announced in late January.
When state prison officials allowed a weekend furlough for a former gang member convicted of a felony gun crime, a scientifically devised risk assessment that is given to all prisoners helped drive that decision.
If states want to dig themselves out from the difficulties of mass incarceration, they can begin by creating employment programs for newly released inmates.
Vermont has a new law that tightens reporting requirements for convicted sex offenders.
The Washington Post By Aaron C. Davis and Peter Hermann City leaders declared Tuesday that marijuana possession will become legal in the District at 12:01 a.m. Thursday — but warned the public that many pot-related activities will remain illegal, including […]
A new mentoring program at three Fort Wayne high schools is getting rave reviews from a family relations judge.
The latest comprehensive survey of the U.S. juvenile justice system paints a mixed picture of troubled youth even as the numbers of teens in the system continued a long decline.
WBAL News Radio 1090 By Robert Lang More than 400 ex-offenders and their advocates marched today in the snow in Annapolis. They are pushing for passage of legislation that seeks to restore cuts in funding for programs that help the […]