Veterans Treatment Courts
Does cannabis testing in the military drive synthetic cannabinoid use? Self-reported use motivations among justice-involved veterans
Research Abstract: National Institute of Justice’s Multisite Evaluation of Veterans Treatment Courts
Executive Summary: National Institute of Justice’s Multisite Evaluation of Veterans Treatment Courts
National Institute of Justice’s Multisite Evaluation of Veterans Treatment Courts: Systematic Assessment of Implementation and Intermediate Outcomes
NIJ’s Courts Research: Examining Alternatives to Incarceration for Veterans and Other Policy Innovation
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.
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.