Members of Congress and representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice and the CSG Justice Center welcome grantees, discuss the importance of the Second Chance Act, and introduce the National Reentry Resource Center.
The Honorable Sam Brownback (KS), United States Senate; The Honorable Danny Davis (IL), United States House of Representatives; The Honorable Bobby Scott (VA), United States House of Representatives; Jim Burch, Acting Director, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), U.S. Department of Justice; Rep. Pat Colloton, Kansas House of Representatives; Member, Council of State Governments Justice Center Board of Directors; Michael Thompson, Director, Council of State Governments Justice Center.
A new report from the CSG Justice Center highlights the nearly 30,000 collateral consequences that affect a person’s…Read More
A new report from the CSG Justice Center highlights the nearly 30,000 collateral consequences that affect a person’s ability to find and retain meaningful employment after a criminal conviction, and a new playbook outlines the steps states can take to dismantle these barriers.Read More
Delaware County, OH, has steadily reduced the jail population since March 2020.Read More
An inside look at why improving competency to stand trial is more important than ever.Read More
We break down how governors across the country talked about criminal justice reform in their annual State of the State addresses.Read More
The Judge Stephen S. Goss Memorial Award will recognize one judge and one psychiatrist who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in improving the lives of people with behavioral health needs who are involved in the criminal justice system.Read More
A package of criminal justice bills aiming to keep people with substance use disorders out of prison and improve community supervision and reentry supports has been introduced in the Kansas legislature for the 2021 session.Read More