Los Angeles Times article suggests California judges are responsible for stabilization in number of Cal inmates
Evidence-based Sentencing systems [PDF] Judge Jeffrey Tauber; [email protected]: 9/30/12 We have developed evidence based practices for the sentencing of offenders (based on voluminous research), but are still reticent to apply those practices where they will do the most good, in making sentencing decisions. Rational approaches to sentencing that provide … Read moreA Model of a Court Based Sentencing System
A policy brief released highlights significant reductions in prison recidivism in Ohio, Texas, Michigan and Kansas from 2005-2007.
“Evidence Based Practices” (EBP), proven empirical research on reducing recidivism, needs to be applied rigorously to Reentry Court processes and procedures,
Scientific and technological advances in the development of risk/needs assessment tools have made evidence-based sentencing systems efficient and cost-effective
May 21, 2012 I’d like to invite those of you planning on coming to NADCP’s Nasville conference this week, to join me and my colleagues presenting at the Reentry Court Training and Workshops. I’ll be leading a wonderful group of presenters from Akron and Dallas in a three hour training on Front-End Reentry Courts (Early … Read moreIf your ‘re in Nashville this Week, Come on by and say hello……….
The San Francisco Reentry Court has seen exceptional initial parolee participation, potentially attributable to developing a court-based community environment.
As California contemplate the return of non-serious offenders to counties, it may be time to seriously consider the community-based alternative, Reentry Court.
A phone conversation between President Obama and Eagles owner, Jeffrey Lurie, may focus national attention on the need to pass the “Second Chance Act” in 2011.
This week, a publication, “The Street”, described an unexpected weakness in privately owned prison stocks, and blamed it on a reduction in prison sentences.
Alexandra Lampert, has recently completed an informative literature review on reentry courts, providing summaries of key articles and evaluations.
The Supreme court has agreed to hear an a case that found California prisons in violation of the “cruel and unusual punishment” provision of the Constitution.
The National Reentry Resource Center will conduct a free webinar, on Tuesday, May 18, from 12 to 1:30PM to help applicants respond to the BJA’s Reentry Court RFP
Drug Court has always been a reentry mechanism; learn ten reasons why 2010 is the last, best chance to expand your drug court into a proven, reentry/drug court.