Prison Suicide: An Overview and Guide to Prevention
This monograph presents a review of the literature and of national and state standards for prison suicide prevention, as well as national data on t
Pretrial Risk Assessment in the Federal Court for the Purpose of Expanding the Use of Alternatives to Detention
The identification of “federal criminal defendants who are most suited for pretrial release without jeopardizing the integrity of the judicial proc
Arming the Courts with Research: 10 Evidence-Based Sentencing Initiatives to Control Crime and Reduce Costs
The use of cost-effective evidence-based practices to reduce offender recidivism, crime rates, and costs is explained.
A National Portrait of Domestic Violence Courts
This report should be required reading for anyone interested in or developing a domestic violence court.
You're An Adult Now: Youth in Adult Criminal Justice Systems
"It has been estimated that nearly 250,000 youth under age 18 end up in the adult criminal justice system every year.
Developing a Mental Health Court: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum
“The goal of this project is to make existing research and practices accessible while encouraging learners to ask the right questions at the right
Pretrial Detention and Misconduct in Federal District Courts, 1995-2010
This report “[p]resents findings on general trends in pretrial detention and misconduct in the federal district courts between fiscal years 1995 an
Raising the Age of Juvenile Court Jurisdiction: The Future of 17-Year-Olds in Illinois' Justice System
Findings are reported for why 17-year-olds should be in juvenile court: their brain development, behavior, and the law; safety benefits; and econom
Workload and Resource Assessment: Resource Guide
“Systematically assessing the number or people, appropriate resources, and measures of caseloads is critical for ensuring that courts and related a
Local Youth Justice Websites: Peer Court, Student Court, Youth Court, Teen Court
This website provides access to hundreds of youth court websites. Peer, Student, Youth, and Teen Courts are listed by state.
Juvenile Mental Health Treatment Court Locator (2017)
Juvenile Mental Health Courts (JMHCs) provide case management and support to youth in the juvenile justice system with behavioral health needs.