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May 16, 2016

HOPE II: A Followup Evaluation of Hawaii’s HOPE Probation

This study assesses 10 years of data of Hawaii's HOPE Probation Program. This research paper contains important discussion points for similarly-modeled programs, as several factors impacted the program's effectiveness.

April 29, 2016

Grant Award: Graduated Reintegration

The Marron Institute received a $600,000 grant to pilot a program that places convicts in monitored apartments instead of prison.

April 22, 2016

How bad government might create bad drivers

A study showing a correlation between traffic deaths and rule of law may point to a broader theme that swift and certain consequences work for crime deterrent.

April 16, 2016

SCI-Somerset Has the Right Way of Reducing Solitary Confinement

This opinion article highlights a pilot study using an SCF model to reduce the use of solitary confinement.

April 15, 2014

North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Report

This report includes some background information on Justice Reinvestment in North Carolina as well as implementation updates.

April 7, 2016

Using a Public Health Approach to Address the Incarceration Crisis

This article advocates addressing issues surrounding incarceration from a public health angle to help reduce the negative effects incarceration has on families and communities.

April 7, 2016

Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy

This new book provides a comprehensive evidence-based analysis of current criminal justice policy and offers policy recommendations.

April 4, 2016

Is Addiction a Learning Disorder?

The article explores alternative ways to understand drug addiction. It highlights Maia Szalavitz new book, in which she argues that drug addiction may be linked to learning disorders.

April 1, 2016

Text of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015

A federal bill implementing swift, certain, fair principles may be passed and signed into law this year.

April 1, 2016

How to Change the Philosophy and Practice of Probation and Supervised Release: Data Analytics, Cost Control, Focus on Reentry, and a Clear Mission

Nora V. Demleitner, from Washington and Lee University School of Law, discusses missionally-minded and research-based ways to change re-entry policy.

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