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This study 'demonstrated that there is not always a discernible relationship between population and spend'ing shifts from one part of the system to
“The disproportionate number of people with behavioral health disorders involved in the criminal justice system puts a tremendous strain on scarce
“Are there connections between these three shifts - a decrease in crime, a decrease in the correctional population, and a sharp increase in controv
This is a great introduction to the process by which an organization can evaluate whether a program is evidence-based is explained.
"Any economic study of a justice-related investment needs to use the right cost information in its calculations.
“Interest in using cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to help in criminal justice policymaking and planning has grown in recent years as state and local b
These guidelines were developed “to screen for risk of sexual victimization and for abusiveness, including questions to be asked of inmates, reside
“This report examines several states’ ‘‘safety valve’’ statutes - legislation that allows judges to bypass a mandatory sentence under certain circu
“Since 2000, at least 29 states have taken steps to roll back mandatory sentences, with 32 bills passed in just the last five years.
Do you need a quick introduction to cost-benefit (CBA) analysis? Then this white paper is for you.
The relationships between family visitation and an incarcerated youth's behavior and performance in school are examined.
"Human trafficking, often called “modern-day slavery,” occurs on a massive scale, trapping thousands of victims in lives of incredible suffering wi
This report is an excellent introduction to the relationship between incarceration and public health and its significance for society.
"Justice policymakers must make tough choices with limited resources.
"Local jails, which exist in nearly every town and city in America, are built to hold people deemed too dangerous to release pending trial or at hi
Based on recent scientific and legal developments, there’s an urgent need to ensure that adolescent development research is incorporated into exist
"For millions of Americans, the legal and life-restricting consequences of a criminal conviction continue even after they’ve repaid their debt to s
"On September 17, 2014, the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) convened a two-day conference in Rockville,
"Segregated housing, commonly known as solitary confinement, is increasingly being recognized in the United States as a human rights issue.
"Jails are far more expensive than previously understood, as significant jail expenditures-such as employee salaries and benefits, health care and
"Recent research suggests that Deaf women experience higher rates of sexual and domestic violence than their hearing counterparts, but are often sh
The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) sets standards to ensure that information about PREA and victim services are accessible to people with disab
"Although jails are the “front door” to mass incarceration, there is not enough data for justice system stakeholders and others to understand how t
"This report, modeled on promising approaches in the mental health field to people experiencing a first episode of psychosis, outlines a new integr