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Michigan Report Technical Appendix

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.

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Sixth Presentation

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Sixth Presentation

The presentation includes opportunities for policy development to improve the state’s sentencing system to achieve more consistency and predictability in sentencing outcomes, stabilize and lower costs for the state and counties, and direct resources to reduce recidivism and improve public safety.

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Fifth Presentation

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Fifth Presentation

Presentation to the Michigan Law Revision Commission on the structural allowances for disparity in the state’s sentencing system, and the public safety impacts of sentencing, time served, and supervision.

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Fourth Presentation

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Fourth Presentation

Presentation to the Michigan Law Revision Commission about best practices for reducing criminal behavior and examples of effective swift and certain probation violation response programs across the country, and Swift and Sure Sanctions Program in Michigan.

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Third Presentation

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Third Presentation

Presentation to the Michigan Law Revision Commission on CSG’s latest analysis of sentencing data, and how Michigan’s sentencing guidelines affect and interact with corrections resources, parole decisions and supervision.

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Second Presentation

Michigan Law Revision Commission: Second Presentation

Presentation of intermediate analyses, including what works to reduce recidivism, stakeholder perspectives about sentencing, and sentencing practices in Michigan, delivered to the Michigan Law Revision Commission.

Justice Reinvestment in Michigan: Overview

Justice Reinvestment in Michigan: Overview

In June 2013, Governor Rick Snyder, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, House Speaker Jase Bolger, Chief Justice Robert Young, Department of Corrections Director Dan Heyns, Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer, and House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel requested support from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance to explore a “justice reinvestment” approach to review the state’s sentencing guidelines, as well as its corrections and criminal justice policies.

Michigan Law Revision Commission: First Presentation

Michigan Law Revision Commission: First Presentation

Initial presentation detailing the goals of Justice Reinvestment, as well as an analysis of Michigan’s sentencing guidelines, and current trends with prison population, delivered to the Michigan Law Revision Commission.