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.
Previously deleted from the “Second Chance Act” reauthorization, Reentry Courts have been been added by amendment as a category that may be funded under the act.
Reentry Court Solutions presents “A Summary and Descriptive Diagram of Evidence Based Sentencing Systems” linked to a 12 Part Series on Sentencing Systems.
In the Dallas Reentry Court, participants are given a final opportunity to engage in treatment under the court’s jurisdiction and avoid a formal prison term
New University of Cincinatti study finds high risk offenders in residential programs have lowered recidivism rate while low risk offenders have increased rates
A “Minimalist Reentry Court”, with fewer staff, may mean savings to the court and community, as well as smaller, more successful, sustainable reentry courts.
Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. presented the 2012 “William H. Rehnquist Award” for Judicial Excellence, to Judge John Surbeck,
The Allen County Reentry Court has been a leader in the development of the court/correction collaboration model since its inception in 2001
Community (and its non-profit organizations) remain the most effective means of behavioral control, and the most important factor in a successful reentry court
“Evidence Based Practices” (EBP), proven empirical research on reducing recidivism, needs to be applied rigorously to Reentry Court processes and procedures,
THE BEST OF: The following article, initially published on March 2, 2010, concludes that 82 % of Tennessee prisoners return to prison within the twenty year period after release. This public interest piece might be described as pretty good advertisement for prison reform , reentry reform, and reentry courts. According to a 3/7/10 article by Michael … Read moreA Twenty Year Projection: An 82% Recidivism Rate
The San Francisco Parole Reentry Court, an extraordinary successful program was closed prematurely as the county court decided to end all reentry court programs
“A Conversation about Strategies for Offender Reintegration”, brings together reentry court practitioners to discuss the effectiveness of Reentry Courts