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December 30, 2014

Smart criminal justice programs funded by Congress

In encouraging news for smart approaches to crime, Congress recently passed the 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which includes $26.7 billion to support United States Department of Justice programs, including the Second Chance Act, justice reinvestment and the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration. The Second Chance Act, enacted in 2008, authorizes […]
May 29, 2012

Department of Justice Study Finds Reentry Programs Help Reduce Re-arrests

The U.S. Department of Justice recently released a study that analyzed data collected over a four-year period from 11 adult and four juvenile reentry programs around the country.  Researches set out to answer the questions:  “what works, for whom, for how long and at what cost?” The study found evidence […]