This website from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s Research and Evaluation Center supports and promotes youth justice programs that are informed by the science of adolescent development.
This report from the National Employment Law Project provides an overview of Ban the Box initiatives across the United States.
This toolkit from the Vera Institute of Justice provides resources and a guide on cost-benefit analysis (CBA), featuring several examples from the criminal justice field.
This report from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides information on themes, trends, and effective practices in state legislation on mental health care services during 2014.
This report by the Center for American Progress provides an overview of obstacles to successful reentry that individuals with criminal records face, including barriers to employment, housing, education, and public assistance.
This report by the Vera Institute of Justice provides information on legislation enacted from 2009–2014 in 41 states that allow individuals assistance in overcoming the collateral consequences of having a criminal record. Collateral consequences are legal and policy restrictions, penalties, and disadvantages that impede successful reentry and reintegration into society.
This guide from the National Institute of Corrections provides information on the increasingly popular use of video conferencing technology to facilitate “visits” between people in correctional facilities and their family, friends, or other individuals.
This fact sheet from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents statistics and trends on delinquency cases that were processed by U.S. courts with juvenile jurisdictions between 1985 and 2011
This website hosted by the National Criminal Justice Association provides resources on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for criminal justice system stakeholders.
This brief from the American Probation and Parole Association and the Council of State Governments addresses the misperceptions around information sharing between health service providers and criminal justice agencies.