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.
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 […]
This white paper was written to guide leaders across all branches of government on how to better leverage existing research and resources to facilitate system improvements that reduce recidivism and improve other outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
This technical appendix is a collection of data analysis slides the CSG Justice Center staff have previously presented to the Michigan Law Revision Commission.
This presentation introduces the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the justice reinvestment process and provides an overview of criminal justice and sentencing trends in Washington.
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.
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.
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.
In “Reducing Recidivism: States Deliver Results,” the National Reentry Resource Center highlights eight states that have achieved reductions in statewide recidivism in recent years
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.