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Justice Reinvestment in Hawaii: Analyses & Policy Options

In June 2011, Governor Neil Abercrombie and House and Senate leaders in Hawaii requested technical assistance from the Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG Justice Center) to employ a data-driven “justice reinvestment” approach to develop a statewide policy framework that would reduce spending on corrections and reinvest savings in strategies that increase public safety.

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Measuring Juvenile Recidivism

Measuring and Using Juvenile Recidivism Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Resource Allocation Policymakers are eager to know more about what happens to youth after they have been in contact with the juvenile justice system. What are their rearrest and […]

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Michigan Report Technical Appendix

This technical appendix is a collection of data analysis slides the CSG Justice Center staff have previously presented to the Michigan Law Revision Commission.

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Justice Reinvestment in Washington State Overview

This overview highlights recent criminal justice trends in Washington State that the Justice Reinvestment Taskforce will be exploring in coming months as part of the state’s justice reinvestment effort.

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First Presentation to Nebraska Justice Reinvestment Working Group

This presentation introduces the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the justice reinvestment process, provides an overview of criminal justice data trends in Nebraska, and discusses the guiding principles behind “what works” to reduce recidivism.

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Justice Reinvestment in Nebraska Overview

This overview highlights recent criminal justice trends in Nebraska that the Justice Reinvestment Working Group will be exploring in coming months as part of the state’s justice reinvestment effort.

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Reducing Recidivism: States Deliver Results

In “Reducing Recidivism: States Deliver Results,” the National Reentry Resource Center highlights eight states that have achieved reductions in statewide recidivism in recent years

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West Virginia’s Justice Reinvestment

After extensive quantitative and qualitative analyses identified key challenges in the state’s criminal justice system, policymakers developed a policy framework designed to strengthen community supervision, increase accountability, and expand access to substance use treatment.