Fostering Innovation Across the U.S. Criminal System: Identifying Opportunities to Improve Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Fairness
Stakeholder Statements Submitted to NIJ's September Listening Sessions - Comments on the Department of Justice Report, The First Step Act of 2018: Risk and Needs Assessment System
Easily Overstated: Estimating the Relationship Between State Justice Policy Environments and Falling Rates of Youth Confinement
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.