The final report of the CSG Justice Center outlines a comprehensive series of policy recommendations developed in collaboration with the Montana Commission on Sentencing.
This white paper is written for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers who share the goal of reducing recidivism by improving the application of risk and needs assessments, and presents a model for supporting the implementation of Risk-Need-Responsivity principles through a standardized five-level risk and needs assessment system.
The sixth working group presentation details additional analyses on race, including existing data considerations and limitations and key areas of interest that were identified during the justice reinvestment project.
A recent pilot in Connecticut found that those who left jail with Medicaid coverage availed themselves of outpatient services, prescription medicines, and behavioral health care, often within one month of release.
The report and recommendations issued by the Arkansas Legislative Criminal Justice Oversight Task Force present a series of policy recommendations to address the challenges in Arkansas’s criminal justice system.
The fifth presentation to the Pennsylvania Justice Reinvestment Initiative Working Group summarizes criminal justice challenges, highlights key goals, and details policy proposals.
This issue brief focuses on the strategies that Linking to Employment Activities Pre-release grantees used during the early planning and implementation period to build common ground between jail and workforce staff in promoting successful reentry.
This issue brief discusses how Linking to Employment Activities Pre-release workforce development staff worked with jail administrators to gain access to jail space and their strategies for scheduling services inside the jail-based American Job Centers.
This issue brief explores the role of Internet access in pre-release employment services as well as the resources, staffing, and infrastructure needed to establish Internet access for a jail-based American Job Center.
This paper from the National Institute of Justice, the third in a series of papers from the Harvard Executive Session on Community Corrections, discusses the need for a new model of community corrections that can improve public safety while recognizing that people on probation and parole are members of the communities in which they live and are supervised.