EDITING: THE FINAL FRONTIER The excerpts from the Book.”Healing Criminal Justice”, by Jeffrey Tauber, is available on this website, directly below this article Publication in 2019, will celebrate the 25th year anniversary of NADCP . Check in with RCS in the coming months for more information on how to obtain copies. [This publication is not … Read moreTO BE PUBLISHED IN 2019, NADCP’s 25th Year Anniversary: “A Personal History of NADCP and the Drug Court Movement: 1990-2001”
Governors are calling for drug courts (called reentry-drug courts), designed for the high-risk offender, to be used as a last resort, before long prison terms.
Please help edit a chart showing connections between the courts and prisoners in your state, and the potential for court-based reentry reform across the nation.
Jeffrey Tauber, a new Reentry Court Judge, offers up cautious insights on Reentry Courts and their parolee participants in “Reentry Court Myths and Realities”.
Pew Research Center finds that 67% of Americans say that the government should focus more on providing treatment for those who use illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine.
Obamacare expansion of Medicare may reach those with mental health and drug abuse for the first time.
The Pew Trust has concluded that morel than half of the states have reductions in both rates of imprisonment and crime over the past five years.
the Department of Justice prisons director Charles Samuels revealed the “a small” fall in prison numbers at federal prisons
California is seeing a real increase in the number of offenders sent to its prisons as couties sent nearly 5,500 people with second felony convictions to state prisons during the 2013-14 fiscal year, a 33 percent increase over the previous year.
The DOJ has requested $173 million in criminal justice reform, with a special emphasis on funding alternatives to incarceration
Penn. Corrections Secretary John Wetzel told the legislature that that bills passed creating new crimes and extending existing sentences increase the numbers of prisoners
The federal Government has recently doubled down on their investment in drug courts. What was once a minor $6 million federal program has grown to over a hundred million dollar Goliath.
A three judge federal panel has given California’s Governor Brown a two year extension to reduce prison overcrowding through rehabilitation and reentry strategies
Obama administration is stepping up its efforts for the early release of more low-level, nonviolent drug offenders from federal prisons.
January 28, 2014 The Urban Institute has issued a positive report on seventeen states that have adopted the “Justice Reinvestment Initiative”and issued the following statement, “Seventeen Justice Reinvestment Initiative states are projected to save as much as $4.6 billion through reforms that increase the efficiency of their criminal justice systems. Eight states that had JRI … Read moreUrban Institue reports on “Justice Reinvestment Initiative”