This joint online project of Rutgers School of Law–Newark and Rutgers School of Criminal Justice recently published its November 2013 issue featuring 14 full-length book reviews and 7 book reviews in brief.
This report from the Indian Law and Order Commission presents findings and recommendations based on one of the most comprehensive assessments ever undertaken of criminal justice systems serving Native American and Alaska Native communities. Topics include jurisdiction and intergovernmental collaboration, […]
This report from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) presents the results from LJAF’s large-scale, two-year research project focused on the role that data and analytics can play in helping judges determine what risk defendants who have been arrested pose to public safety and whether they should be detained in jail or released prior to trial.
This resource from the Center for Survivor Agency and Justice and the National Network to End Domestic Violence is intended to assist advocates working with survivors of domestic violence.
The appropriate use of federal Medicaid dollars to help expand health care coverage for individuals involved with the criminal justice system presents an opportunity to achieve reductions in state and local spending, while minimizing known health and public safety concerns associated with reentry following incarceration.
This research brief from the National Transitional Jobs Network draws from research and interviews with expert program practitioners to show how reentry, fatherhood, and employment programs can work together to reduce unemployment and recidivism and improve children’s wellbeing.
This report from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights examines specific obstacles people returning to the community from incarceration, including inadequate access to education, employment restrictions, and voting barriers.
This report by the American Probation and Parole Association, in partnership with the National Center for State Courts and the Pew Charitable Trusts, highlights key principles for planning and implementing sanctions and incentives and improving probation and parole supervision processes, and is informed by conclusions resulting from a summit of representatives from 14 states.
This report from the Prisoner Reentry Institute of John Jay College of Criminal Justice explores the lived experiences of people with criminal justice histories as they contemplate attending college.
The program snapshots in this publication illustrate the positive impact these reentry initiatives can have by focusing on areas vital to successful reintegration back into the community, including employment, education, mentoring, and substance abuse and mental health treatment.