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CJ-TRAK Knowledge Translation Tool Suite

This website is provides several decision-support tools designed to facilitate knowledge translation for justice-involved youth.

National Institute of Corrections Report to the Nation FY 2013: Protecting the Promise: Serving America's Correctional Systems

A collection of infographics present the activity of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) over Fiscal Year 2013.

Recalibrating Justice: A Review of 2013 State Sentencing and Corrections Trends

By providing concise summaries of representative legislation in each area, this report aims to be a practical guide for policymakers in other states and the federal government looking to enact similar changes in criminal justice policy.

A Second Chance: Charting a New Course for Re-Entry and Criminal Justice Reform

The ill-conceived War on Drugs and the overly harsh sentences imposed for low-level offenses have affected almost every area of our criminal justice system, from over policing to sentencing and re-entry.

A New Approach to Reducing Incarceration While Maintaining Low Rates of Crime

This paper explains how the criminal justice system can greatly reduce incarceration while ensuring community safety.

NIC Services in Managing Justice-Involved Women

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is a great resource for information about gender-responsive topics.

Nothing About Us Without Us! The Failure of the Modern Juvenile Justice System and a Call for Community-Based Justice

The need for a renewed effort in bringing the practice of juvenile justice back under the influence of the community is explained.

Health Care Reform and County Criminal Justice Systems: An Introduction to Health Care Reform and the Opportunities and Challenges for County Criminal Justice Systems

This course provides an overview of how upcoming changes to California’s health care system will impact local criminal justice systems.

Pioneers of Youth Justice Reform: Achieving System Change Using Resolution, Reinvestment, and Realignment Strategies

This publication offers a large range of strategies for individuals wanting to reform their juvenile justice system.

Environmental Scan 2013

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

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