The goal of this project was to examine the effectiveness of three distinct strategies (revision of a detention index, a procedural change in review of detention decisions, and a monitoring system of detained youth).
An Impact Evaluation of Three Strategies Created to Reduce Disproportionate Minority Contact and the Detention Population: Final Report
The Impact of Family Visitation on Incarcerated Youth’s Behavior and School Performance: Findings from the Families as Partners Project
The positive impact of family visitation on the behavior and school performance of incarcerated youth is examined.
This checklist [of 13 elements] is designed to assist in reviewing drug court programs’ treatment services to determine whether they reflect the use of evidence-based treatment practices.
This study adds to the existing juvenile drug court literature by providing a national multi-site outcome and process evaluation of nine juvenile drug courts from across the U.S.
Bureau of Prisons: Improvements Needed in Bureau of Prisons' Monitoring and Evaluation of Impact of Segregated Housing
The segregated housing unit practices of the United States Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and compliance with them are reviewed.
The study examined existing reentry services, analyzed their strengths and weaknesses, and recommended changes that could increase the efficacy of interventions for the 160,000 people who pass through the L.A. County Jail annually.
This guide helps technical users and general readers understand marginal cost—the amount of change in total cost when a unit of output changes.
This discussion highlighted the need for expertise in conducting CBAs and the need for trusted, credible organizations that can house this expertise.
This website provides resources that used to evaluate whether existing judges and court support staff are used effectively and allocated equitably.
Projections are presented for changes in Texas’ adult and juvenile correctional populations from 2013 to 2018.