NIJ hosted a webinar to discuss under-researched aspects of reentry: expungement of criminal records and the impact of those records. This webinar includes a presentation of ongoing research projects examining the impact of legal aid for expungement and past research projects studying the accuracy and permanency of criminal records and the prevalence of collateral consequences of conviction. A Q&A session will conclude this webinar.
Exploring Pathways to Desistance and Adjustment in Adulthood Among Juvenile Justice-Involved Females
Voices of Domestic Violence Victims: Predictors of Victim Preference for Arrest and the Relationship Between Preference for Arrest and Revictimization
Cognitive Impulsivity and the Development of Delinquency from Late Childhood to Early Adulthood - Moderating Effects of Parenting Behavior and Peer Relationships
Geographic Analysis of Illegal Drug Markets (From Illegal Drug Markets: From Research to Prevention Policy, P 219-239, 2000, Mangai Natarajan and Mike Hough, eds. -- See NCJ-187694)
Mental Disorder and Violent Crime: A 20 Year Cohort Study - A User's Guide to the Machine-Readable Files and Documentation, Original Instruments, and Codebook
Reducing Intimate Partner Violence: An Evaluation of a Comprehensive Justice System-Community Collaboration
Police Responses to Family Violence Incidents: an Analysis of an Experimental Design With Incomplete Randomization
An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Civil Citation as an Alternative to Arrest among Youth Apprehended by Law Enforcement
Researchers have devoted considerable attention to mass incarceration, specifically its magnitude, costs, and collateral consequences. In the face of economic constraints, strategies to reduce correctional populations while maintaining public safety are becoming a fiscal necessity. This panel will present strategies that states have undertaken to reduce incarceration rates while balancing taxpayer costs with ensuring public safety.
Professor Lawrence Sherman explains how policing can prevent far more crimes than prison per dollar spent. His analysis of the cost-effectiveness of prison compared to policing suggests that states can cut their total budgets for justice and reduce crime by reallocating their spending on crime: less prison, more police.
Dr. Kirk discusses how Hurricane Katrina affected those formerly incarcerated persons originally from New Orleans and their likelihood of returning to prison. Kirk also discussed potential strategies for fostering residential change among those who were incarcerated, focusing specifically on parole residency policies and the provision of public housing vouchers.
New science in brain development is transforming young adult involvement with the justice system. On Tuesday, September 8, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason, and experts from NIJ and the Harvard Kennedy School Program in Criminal Justice who serve on the Executive Session on Community Corrections discussed the future of justice-involved young adults.