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Document 024755
Adult Pre-Release Handbook: Pre-Release Information for an Informed Re-Entry and a Successful Transition
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections (St. Paul, MN).
This guide will help offenders in determining where they are at in terms of preparing for release and in creating a plan to succeed once they leave prison. This handbook contains eleven chapters: identification; life skills; housing; education; transportation; living under supervision; family; restorative justice; health; money management; and employment.... Read More
246 pages
Document 024754
Setting the Record Straight: The Truth about “Early Release” from Illinois Prisons
By Young, Malcolm C.. Northwestern University School of Law. Bluhm Legal Clinic (Chicago, IL).
The truth regarding the Illinois Department of Corrections Meritorious Good Time (MGT) and MGT-Push programs is documented with the many false charges made being set straight. Sections of this report include: introduction; MGT and MGT-Push; the controversy; the high road not taken; what are the failures of the “secret” release plan; putting Illinois citizens at risk; and conclusion. The bottom line shows that there was no premature release of violent criminals, sentences were not drastically cut... Read More
35 pages
Document 007700
The Effectiveness of the New Intensive Supervision Programs
By Byrne, James M.; Lurigio, Arthur J.; Baird, Christopher. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Robert J. Kutak Foundation (Omaha, NE).
"This monograph examines the effectiveness of a variety of intensive supervision programs that function either as front-end intermediate sanctions or back-end early release mechanisms. Although it focuses primarily on intensive supervision, we also briefly highlight research on the effectiveness of house arrest, electronic monitoring, split sentencing, and residential community corrections programs." (p. 1) Observations on the research summary are presented by Greg Markley, Donald Cochran, and G... Read More
75 p.
Document 003544
Connecticut's Support Services for Released Inmates: A Needs Assessment
By Fisher, Andrew S.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Criminal Justice Education Center, Inc. (Hartford, CT).
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