Vera Institute of Justice

July 30, 2014

Bills to support offender reentry enacted in several states in 2013

The Vera Institute of Justice recently identified the criminal justice trends found in legislation enacted in 2013, including support of the reentry of offenders into the community. The nonprofit organization also identified the reduction of prison populations and costs, the expansion or strengthening of community-based sanctions, the implementation of risk […]
October 26, 2012

Vera, Pew report indicates funding shifting to community corrections

A recent study by the Vera Institute of Justice and the Pew Center on the States’ Public Safety Performance Project examined changes in population count and spending for both prisons and community corrections programs from 2006 to 2010, and data indicates a shift is occurring from housing prisoners to moving […]