This guide, published by the National Judicial College, offers guidance for judges overseeing Driving While Intoxicated cases as well as a resource for those who have been recently sentenced.
This issue in the judicial think tank series shares the lessons learned from a conversation with judicial leaders about their experiences with, and strategies for, the successful implementation of court improvement efforts–specifically, it summarizes Model Court and Implementation Sites’ Lead Judges’ recommendations for tackling issues related to the sustainability of collaborative systems change efforts to improve the child abuse and neglect case process and, ultimately, improve safety, permanency, and well-being outcomes for children.
This online resource from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs.
This report from the NYU Center on the Administration of Criminal Law provides concrete recommendations that prosecutors can implement in order to focus on reentry and target the risk of recidivism.
The Judges and Psychiatrists Leadership Initiative released Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide and an accompanying bench card, which were developed with the support of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation and the CSG Justice Center.
This four-volume report from the Academy for Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law covers dozens of topics within the areas of criminalization, policing, pretrial and trial processes, punishment, incarceration, and release.
This bulletin from the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges provides the steps necessary to implement a School Responder Model in order to keep kids with behavioral health needs in school and out of court.
This report from the Campaign for Youth Justice is the fourth edition of their State Trends Report, which examines states that have blocked pathways of children into the adult criminal justice system.
This publication from the Fortune Society presents research on fines, restitution, and other charges associated with criminal justice involvement and describes the impact of these fees on individual lives.
This primer highlights how critical it is for psychiatrists to better identify and address the clinical and forensic needs of these patients and incorporate interventions that address their criminogenic risks and needs into patient treatment plans.