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Aug. 28, 2008
ANNOTATION: “This issue of Justice Initiatives looks at the global over-reliance on pretrial detention and examines the challenges of reducing and reforming its use” (p. 1). Articles contained in this publication are: “Reducing the Excessive Use of Pretrial Detention” by Mark Shaw; “Grand Ambitions, Modest Scale” by Todd Foglesong; “The Scale and Consequences of Pretrial Detention Around the World” by Martin Schonteich; “Boomerang: Seeking to Reform Pretrial Detention Practices in Chile” by Veronica Venegas and Luis Vial; “Catalyst for Change: The Effect of Prison Visits on Pretrial Detention in India” by R.K. Saxena; “On the Front Lines: Insights from Malawi’s Paralegal Advisory Service” by Clifford Msiska; “Building and Sustaining Change: Pretrial Detention Reform in Nigeria” by Anthony Nwapa; “Ebb Tide: The Russian Reforms of 2001 and Their Reversal” by Olga Schwartz; “Frustrated Potential: The Short and Long Term Impact of Pretrial Services in South Africa” by Louise Ehlers; “Pathway to Justice: Juvenile Detention Reform in the United States” by D. Alan Henry; “Studies in Reform: Pretrial Detention Investments in Mexico, Ukraine, and Latvia” by Benjamin Naimark-Rowse, Martin Schonteich, Mykola Sorochinsky, and Denise Tomasini-Joshi; and “Mixing Politics, Data, and Detention: Reflections on Reform Efforts” by Robert O. Varenik.