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The Sentencing Project Issues: Juvenile Justice (2018)

News and publications about juvenile justice.

Evidence-Based Practice to Reduce Recidivism: Implications for State Judiciaries

The reduction of recidivism by state judiciaries utilizing six principles of evidence-based practice (EBP) is explained.

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.

Using Risk and Needs Assessment Information at Sentencing: Observations from Ten Jurisdictions

This report summarizes examples of how ten jurisdictions have implemented each of the nine guiding principles for RNA (risk needs assessments).

American Prisons Are Not a Revolving Door: Most Released Offenders Never Return

This report explains why previous estimates about recidivism are inaccurate and fail to take into account the over representation of prison returnees.

Investigating the Impact of Pretrial Detention on Sentencing Outcomes

This study conducted in a Kentucky jail uses eight research questions to examine the relationship between pretrial detention and sentencing.

How Much Time Should Prisoners Serve?

This article examines the impacts of increased length of stay (LOS) on incarcerated individuals and the subsequent recidivism of those offenders.

Federal Justice Statistics, 2011 - 2012

This report provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases.

Federal Justice Statistics, 2012 - Statistical Tables

This report provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases.               

Federal Justice Statistics, 2011 - Statistical Tables

This report provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases.

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