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State Identification: Reentry Strategies for State and Local Leaders

State Identification: Reentry Strategies for State and Local Leaders

This fact sheet is designed to educate policymakers on the impact of, and models for, issuing state identification for people leaving prisons and jails across the country. State-issued identification is often required to secure housing, apply for employment, and access social services—all factors that can play a critical role in reentry.

Playing the Long Game: Improving Criminal Justice in Texas

Playing the Long Game: Improving Criminal Justice in Texas

Over the past 30 years, the Texas legislature has enacted many criminal justice reforms that shape policy through data analysis, focus on people with mental illnesses in the justice system, and improve distinct components of the system, from indigent defense to parole.

Montana Commission on Sentencing: Third Meeting

Montana Commission on Sentencing: Third Meeting

This presentation to the Montana Commission on Sentencing introduces quantitative analyses on front-end justice system pressures and the Department of Corrections secure, alternative secure, and probation and parole populations in addition to qualitative assessments of the state’s criminal justice system. […]

Justice Reinvestment in Pennsylvania: Overview

Justice Reinvestment in Pennsylvania: Overview

The Justice Reinvestment in Pennsylvania Overview highlights recent criminal justice trends in the state that Pennsylvania’s Justice Reinvestment Working Group and CSG Justice Center staff will be exploring in coming months as part of the state’s justice reinvestment efforts.

Justice Reinvestment in North Dakota: First Presentation

Justice Reinvestment in North Dakota: First Presentation

The first presentation to the Incarceration Issues Committee introduces The Council of State Governments Justice Center and the justice reinvestment process, and includes initial analyses on the North Dakota criminal justice system.