This report addresses the issues facing courts and legislatures, and provides guidance based on the Supreme Court’s Eighth Amendment analysis.
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (Chicago, IL)
This article explains how various states have used evidence-based practices (EBPs) in their policymaking.
This brief highlights the extent states currently track recidivism data for youth involved in the juvenile justice system and use that information.
This report finds that state spending on prisoner health care increased from fiscal 2007 to 2011, but began trending downward from its peak in 2009.
This report examines state prison health care spending and explores the factors driving costs higher and how to address these challenges.
This study examines the implementation of risk/needs assessment tools, and what effects it had on the practices of the probation officer.