Applying a Justice Reinvestment Approach to Improve Michigan’s Sentencing System
“Applying a Justice Reinvestment Approach to Improve Michigan’s Sentencing System” summarizes analyses using a justice reinvestment approach of Michigan’s felony sentencing system for its impacts on public safety, recidivism trends, and state and local spending. The report outlines areas for policy development, including opportunities to improve the state’s sentencing system to achieve more consistency and predictability in sentencing outcomes, stabilize and lower costs for the state and counties, and direct resources to reduce recidivism and improve public safety.
The new initiative will place data analysts in residence at state departments of corrections. The analysts will help…Read More
The new initiative will place data analysts in residence at state departments of corrections. The analysts will help those agencies develop their data analysis capacity and increase the utility of data for decision-making while also building the corrections analyst workforce.Read More
On April 6, 2023, the New Hampshire Governor’s Advisory Commission on Mental Illness and the Corrections System met to review final data analysis and policy recommendations presented by staff from the CSG Justice Center as part of the state’s Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI).Read More
In May 2023, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed a sweeping public safety…Read More