The final report of the CSG Justice Center outlines a comprehensive series of policy recommendations developed in collaboration with the Montana Commission on Sentencing.
Justice Reinvestment Publications
CSG Justice Center Publications
The seventh working group presentation focuses on a review of data analyses and potential policy options.
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.
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.
The fifth working group presentation is an analysis of probation and parole supervision that focuses on supervision’s alignment with risk, need, responsivity best practices, including how risk of recidivism is managed, how probationer and parolee needs are assessed and addressed, and what sanctions and incentives exist to respond to behavior of probationers and parolees.
This presentation to Georgia’s Probation Subcommittee and Sentencing Subcommittee focuses on policy goals that have been updated based on feedback from subcommittee members, as well as projected impacts, suggested reinvestments, and an introduction of technical assistance during implementation that the state may apply for.
The fourth working group presentation provides an overview of the research regarding what works to reduce recidivism, as well as an analysis of Houses of Correction and Department of Correction programming, releases to the community, and reentry data.
This presentation to Georgia’s Probation Subcommittee and Sentencing Subcommittee focuses on draft policy goals regarding probation sentencing, supervision lengths, and other areas that address challenges within Georgia’s adult criminal justice system.
The Justice Reinvestment Policy Framework presented to the Incarceration Issues Committee offers four pragmatic policy options that are projected to reduce the forecasted prison population in 2022 by 13 percent, avoiding $36.3 million in contract prison bed costs.
- Unique Pennsylvania Law Drives a Formula for How Prison Savings and Reinvestments are Calculated
- Smart Steps to Take on the Road to Justice Reform
- Understanding the FBI Crime Report
- The Continuing Leverage of Releasing Authorities: Findings from a National Survey
- Hawaii Raises Felony Theft Threshold
- Urban Institute - Justice Reinvestment Initiative State Assessment Report
- Urban Institute - The Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Experiences from the States
- The Pew Charitable Trusts - Leading on Public Safety: 4 Governors Share Lessons Learned from Sentencing and Corrections Reform
- The Pew Charitable Trust - States Cut Crime and Imprisonment (Infographic)
- US DOJ Bureau of Justice Statistics - Recidivism of Prisoners Released in 30 States in 2005