The reduction of recidivism by state judiciaries utilizing six principles of evidence-based practice (EBP) is explained.
This document provides Drug Court staff with an overview of important issues on offender risk assessment and recommended risk instruments.
These highlights cover federal resources available to community corrections and criminal justice agencies
What Are Drug Courts? The Most Effective Justice Strategy Addressing the Drug-Addicted and Mentally Ill
This website describes drug courts: how they work, who is eligible, types courts, what they do and provides current headlines on drug courts.
This bulletin provides an overview of the ability of juvenile drug courts courts to reduce recidivism and improve youth’s social functioning.
This report explains how to use cost-benefit analysis (CBA) as a key tool to inform decisions about resource allocation.
This Issue Review provides a summary of national and Iowa research on the effectiveness of Adult Drug Courts.
Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways to Solve America's Correctional Challenges
The position paper, "Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways To Solve America’s Correctional Challenges", finds that community corrections is a critical part of the public safety system that supervises individuals under the legal authority in the community to reduce crime and victimization.
This website provides access to materials related to the National Institute of Justice’s Multisite Adult Drug Court Evaluation (MADCE).
This study documented the positive impact of drug courts in New York on re-arrest and re-conviction both.