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By the Numbers - Parole Release and Revocation Across 50 States, Robina Institute, 2016 1 Parole Release and Revocation Across 50 States INTRODUCTION BY THE NUMBERS: A publication by the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice ROBINA INSTITUTE OF CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW ...
California’s Historic Corrections Reforms, PPIC, 2016 California’s Historic Corrections Reforms September 2016 Magnus Lofstrom, Mia Bird, and Brandon Martin PPIC.ORG © 2016 Public Policy Institute of California. PPIC is a public charity. It does not take or support positions on any ballot measures or on any local, state, or federal ...
Better by Half - The New York City Story of Winning Large-Scale Decarceration while Increasing Public Safety, Greene & Schiraldi, 2016 Better by Half: The New York City Story of Winning Large-Scale Decarceration while Increasing Public Safety JUDITH A. GREENE* Director, Justice Strategies VINCENT SCHIRALDI Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy ...
Publication • December 29, 2016
Aging of the State Prison Population, 1993–2013, DOJ BJS, 2016 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics MAY 2016 Special Report NCJ 248766 Aging of the State Prison Population, 1993–2013 E. Ann Carson, Ph.D., BJS Statistician, and William J. Sabol, Ph.D., former BJS Director T ...
6 Million Lost Voters - State-Level Estimates of Felony Disenfranchisement, Sentencing Project, 2016 6 Million Lost Voters: State-Level Estimates of Felony Disenfranchisement, 2016 For more information, contact: The Sentencing Project 1705 DeSales Street NW 8th Floor Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 628-0871 sentencingproject.org twitter.com/sentencingproj facebook.com/thesentencingproject This report was written by Christopher ...
A Community Mental Health Model in Corrections, Kupers, 2015 A COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH MODEL IN CORRECTIONS Terry A. Kupers* The jail and prison population in the United States has been multiplying exponentially for four decades. We now have almost two-and-a-half million people behind bars, and during the same years the ...
New Study Documents Lower Pre-arrest Incomes for Prisoners by Derek Gilna A study released last year, prepared by the Prison Policy Initiative (PPI), documented what most criminal justice experts have long suspected – that offenders’ pre-arrest incomes are significantly lower than the incomes of people who are not incarcerated. Interestingly, ...
Publication • September 1, 2016
Filed under: Census, HRDC Publications
HRDC comment filed with Census Bureau re counting prisoners - Sept 2016 Human Rights Defense Center DEDICATED TO PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTS September 1, 2016 Submitted via Email Only to: POP.2020.Residence.Rule@census.gov Karen Humes, Chief Population Division U.S. Census Bureau, Room 6H174 Washington, D.C. 20233 Re: Comment on Proposed 2020 Census Residence ...
Publication • August 9, 2016
Overview of Federal Criminal Cases Fiscal Year 2015, USSC, 2016 Overview of Federal Criminal Cases Fiscal Year 2015 U N I T E D STAT E S SE N T E NC I NG COM M ISSION United States Sentencing Commission One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, DC 20002 www.ussc.gov Patti ...
Article • August 4, 2016
California, New York & New Jersey Crime Rates & Prisoners Plunge by Mark Wilson As the nation’s prison population increased 10 percent, from 1.2 million prisoners in 1999 to 1.3 million in 2012, the New York and New Jersey prison populations dropped 26 percent, according to a report released by ...
Publication • August 3, 2016
World Prison Population List (10th Ed), ICPS King’s College, 2013 World Prison Population List (tenth edition) Roy Walmsley Introduction This tenth edition of the World Prison Population List gives details of the number of prisoners held in 222 independent countries and dependent territories. It shows the differences in the level ...
Article • January 13, 2015
Report Analyzes New Jersey Jail Population by Report Analyzes New Jersey Jail Population In partnership with the Drug Policy Alliance, Luminosity has issued a report that analyzes New Jersey’s jail population. The study’s goal “is to use this profile to identify opportunities to responsibly reduce New Jersey’s jail population while ...
Publication • September 1, 2014
Filed under: Statistics/Trends, Census
Prisoners in 2013 BJS 2014 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics September 2014, NCJ 247282 E. Ann Carson, Ph.D., BJS Statistician O n December 31, 2013, the United States held an estimated 1,574,700 persons in state and federal prisons, an increase of approximately 4,300 ...
Brief • February 19, 2014
Filed under: Voting, Census
Davidson v. City of Cranston, RI, Complaint, Prisoners in Census Redistricting Scheme, 2014 Case 1:14-cv-00091-L-LDA Document 1 Filed 02/19/14 Page 1 of 9 PageID #: 1 ,.···-·Ftl E ED """'FtL 0 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLANftl~ fEB I q A 10: 25 Karen ...
Publication • December 1, 2013
Filed under: Statistics/Trends, Census
BJS Prison Population Report, 2012 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics December 2013, NCJ 243936 Bul l etin Correctional Populations in the United States, 2012 Lauren E. Glaze and Erinn J. Herberman, Ph.D., BJS Statisticians A t yearend 2012, the combined U.S. adult correctional ...
Publication • December 1, 2013
BJS Report on 2012 Corrections Trends U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics December 2013, NCJ 243920 Trends in Admissions and Releases, 1991–2012 E. Ann Carson and Daniela Golinelli, BJS Statisticians T he prisoner population in the United States in 2012 declined for the third ...
Publication • July 1, 2013
Filed under: Statistics/Trends, Census
Prisoners in 2012 - Advance County BJS 2013 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Statistics July 2013, NCJ 242467 E. Ann Carson and Daniela Golinelli, BJS Statisticians T he U.S. prison population declined for the third consecutive year, falling to an estimated 1,571,013 prisoners at ...
Article • February 15, 2013 • from PLN February, 2013
In Memory of Jon E. Yount (1938-2012) by Peter Wagner Sometime in the early morning of April 26, 2012, in his cell in a remote Pennsylvania prison, a 74-year-old jailhouse lawyer serving a life sentence hung himself. He was a quiet man who avoided taking credit for his work, so ...
Article • December 15, 2012 • from PLN December, 2012
Momentum Builds to End Prison-Based Gerrymandering by Peter Wagner Four states and hundreds of local governments are standing up to reject one of the most repugnant aspects of the prison industrial complex: Legislators with prisons located in their districts who claim the people incarcerated there – who cannot vote – ...
Article • December 15, 2012 • from PLN December, 2012
Federal Court Upholds Maryland Law that Reclassifies Prisoners for Redistricting by David Reutter by David M. Reutter On December 23, 2011, a Maryland federal district court three-judge panel upheld a state law that counts prisoners as residents of their legal home address rather than their prison address for redistricting purposes. ...
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