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Programs and Legislation Targeting Justice-Involved Young Adults (2016)

This website provides access to the report and webinar, both entitled, "Environmental Scan of Criminal Justice Responses to Justice-Involved Young Adult".

Raising the Bar: State Trends in Keeping Youth Out of Adult Courts (2015-2017)

This report looks at reforms made by states to keep children out of the adult criminal justice system.

Health Literacy: Enhancing Access to Health Care for Justice-Involved Individuals [Webinar]

This webinar explains: what health literacy has to do with accessing health care.

Who Gets Time for Federal Drug Offenses? Data Trends and Opportunities for Reform

This brief examines federally sentenced prisoners with drug offenses to learn about their criminal histories and the nature of their offenses.

Toolkit: State Strategies to Enroll Justice-Involved Individuals in Health Coverage

This toolkit provides state officials with actionable information about policies and practices available to connect offenders to Medicaid.

ADA @ 25: Impact and Implications for People with Disabilities Involved in the Justice System [Webinar]

Leaders from the disability and criminal justice fields explore the impact the ADA has on people with disabilities in the justice system.

Trends in Juvenile Justice State Legislation 2011-2015

Recent trends in juvenile justice legislation across the country represent a significant new direction to broadly reform justice systems.

Tribal Legal Code Resource: Domestic Violence Laws Guide for Drafting or Revising Victim-Centered Tribal Laws Against Domestic Violence

This resource guide was developed to provide a starting point for drafting or revising tribal laws on domestic violence. It includes examples of codes.

Justice Reinvestment in Idaho: Analyses and Policy Framework

If implemented, the package of policies outlined in the framework has the potential to generate significant savings in Idaho and estimates a 15-percent reduction in recidivism.

Justice Reinvestment in Washington: Analysis and Policy Framework

This report summarizes comprehensive analyses of sentencing, corrections, and arrests data presented to the Washington State Justice Reinvestment Taskforce.

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