By Shilton, Mary K..
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
American Correctional Association (Laurel, MD).
With interest in intermediate punishments high for both social and economic reasons, states are increasingly adopting community corrections legislation. Intended for citizen advocates and justice decisionmakers, this manual describes the correctional pressures leading towards legislative action, examines the common and divergent characteristics of state laws, discusses considerations in implementing legislation, and reviews accomplishments of such legislation. A "Compendium of Community Correcti... Read More