corrections policies

May 23, 2013

AB109 spurs smart justice in California

Assembly Bill 109 caused a significant stir in California. Counties in CA faced a slew of new responsibilities, including managing a population of offenders they had never seen before. Since the change caused by AB109 in 2011, counties have used a variety of methods for dealing with these changes, with […]
May 16, 2013

States reduce corrections costs with justice reinvestment

The Council of State Governments Justice Center recently released a report describing how 17 states have effectively reduced recidivism and corrections costs through justice reinvestment strategies. Justice reinvestment relies on a comprehensive analysis of criminal justice data and research to develop the most effective corrections policies. The report highlights six […]