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Corrections reform

Justice Reinvestment in Kansas: Analyses & Policy Options to Reduce Spending on Corrections & Reinvest in Strategies to Increase Public Safety

Kansas policymakers developed a statewide policy framework that would reduce spending on corrections and reinvest resulting savings in strategies that increase public safety.

Justice Reinvestment in North Carolina: Three Years Later

Three years after North Carolina enacted justice reinvestment legislation, this report reviews the policies the state enacted and their impact on North Carolina’s correctional and criminal justice system.

Justice Reinvestment in Hawaii: Analyses & Policy Options to Reduce Spending on Corrections & Reinvest in Strategies to Increase Public Safety

This report summarizes the CSG Justice Center’s findings and describes the data-driven policy framework that was provided to state policymakers to address key issues in Hawaii.

One Strike and You're Out: How We can Eliminate Barriers to Economic Security and Mobility for People with Criminal Records

This report explains how all levels of government and society can work to ensure that criminal records do not lead to structural racism and poverty.    

Environmental Scan 2014

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.           

Because Kids are Different: Five Opportunities for Reforming the Juvenile Justice System

This document concisely frames policies in light of the research on adolescent development, and help to create a system that keeps everyone safer.

Public Opinion on Juvenile Justice in America

This issue brief is an overview of how voters in the United States feel about juvenile offenders using easy to understand utilizing infographics.

Most States Cut Imprisonment and Crime

This is an excellent infographic showing how reductions in incarceration lead to decreases in crime.

Justice Reinvestment Initiative State Assessment Report

This report describes the JRI model and the experiences and interim outcomes in 17 participating JRI states.

The Fourth Wave: Juvenile Justice Reforms for the Twenty-First Century

This report discusses how the fourth wave of reform will influence the juvenile justice system. 

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