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This article "aims to demonstrate how public health issues are inherent in numerous aspects of the criminal justice system. Then it will offer a conceptual framework for applying many of the fundamental principles of public health to the realm of criminal justice—whether specifically to those who are incarcerated or otherwise under supervision of the justice system or, more broadly, to a broader range of social ills" (p. 1). Sections of this report cover: the nexus of health and justice; sentencing and health concerns; intake and screening; rehabilitation, reentry, and reintegration—health impediments; discharge planning and continuum of care; a public health approach to criminal justice; health concerns beyond incarceration; the epidemiological model; and the cycle of infection.

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