A review of the composition of prison populations in three states found that drops in prison admissions, prison populations, or both, in recent years have been especially pronounced among nonwhites according to a brief released today by the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center.
This report summarizes comprehensive analyses of sentencing, corrections, probation, and parole data presented to Alabama’s Prison Reform Task Force. It outlines strategies and policy options to reduce the prison population and recidivism in the state by strengthening community-based supervision and […]
The survey findings reveal variability regarding the extent to which respondents’ beliefs about various sex offender-related matters align with current research.
Study Shows Community-Based Supervision, Not State-Run Incarceration, Leads to More Success for Texas Youth in Juvenile Justice System.
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.
Three years after North Carolina enacted justice reinvestment legislation, this report reviews the policies the state enacted and their impact on North Carolina’s correctional and criminal justice system. Through transforming the state’s probation system, reinventing how treatment is delivered, and expanding supervision, the state has seen declines in its prison population, the number of probation revocations, and releases from prison without supervision.