In the article, “Up in Smoke: The Passage of Medical Marijuana Legislation and Enactment of Dispensary Moratoriums in Massachusetts,” Socia and his co-author sought to fill the knowledge gap surrounding the . . .
In the article, “Race and death sentencing for Oklahoma homicides committed between 1990 and 2012,” Sharp and her co-authors sought to determine the extent to which race
In the article, “Examining Racial Disparities in Drug Arrests,” Mitchell and his co-authors examined the effects that the policies pursued under the War on Drugs had on different races.
In the article, “A Meta-Analysis of Race and Sentencing Research: Explaining the Inconsistencies,” Mitchell conducted a meta-analysis of the existing body of research that examines whether African American’s are…
In the article, “Escapes From Correctional Custody: A New Examination of an Old Phenomenon,” Mellow and his co-authors sought to establish a new conceptualization of escapes from custody.
In the study, “An Analysis of CRIPA Findings Letters Issued to Jails for Constitutional Violations by the Department of Justice,” Mellow and his co-authors analyzed Findings Letters in jail Civil Rights . . .
In the article, “Juvenility and Punishment: Sentencing Juveniles in Adult Criminal Court,” Kurlychek and her coauthors examined how juveniles in the juvenile justice system were transferred into adult court.
In the report, “What Works in Reducing Community Violence: Spotlight on Central America and Mexico,” Kennedy and his coauthors analyzed 43 reviews of more than 2,200 studies of community violence in Central America
In the article, “The Lives of Juvenile Lifers: Findings from a National Survey,” Nellis looks into the history of juvenile life sentences.
In the book, “A Return to Justice: Rethinking our Approach to Juveniles in the System,” Nellis discusses how the practices of the juvenile justice system differ from the adult system . . .
In the study, “Life Goes On: The Historic Rise in Life Imprisonment in the United States,” Nellis and her coauthors examined the trends in the population of prisoners serving life . . .
In the article, “A Reconceptualization of General and Specific Deterrence,” Stafford proposes the concept of reconceptualization to cover gaps in previous deterrence research and thinking.
In the article, “Managing Up and Down: Community Corrections Middle Managers Role Conflict and Ambiguity during Organizational Change,” Rudes examines the role of middle management in correctional settings.
In the study, “Assessing the relative effects of state direct file waiver laws on violent juvenile crime: Deterrence or irrelevance?” Steiner looked at violent juvenile crimes for a five year period
In the study, “Short-term effects of sanctioning reform on parole officers’ revocation decisions,” Steiner focused on officer revocation hearings before and after Ohio prisons created the sanctioning policy.
Eligible felons are more likely to receive Three Strikes sentences in counties with larger Latino populations. Higher unemployment rates are associated with more stringent application of the Three Strikes law.
In the article, “Gendered Pathways: A Quantitative Investigation of Women Probationers’ Paths to Incarceration,” Salisbury and her co-author investigated three pathways that lead to women’s recidivism
In the article, “Halfway Back: An Alternative to Revocation for Technical Parole Violators,” Mellow and his co-authors evaluated the impact of a therapeutic parole program called Halfway Back . . .
In the article, “Erasing the mark of a criminal past: Ex-offenders’ expectations and experiences with record clearance,” Chen examined the extent to which record clearance (or expungement) impacted . . .
In the article, “Gender-Specific Conflicts among Urban African American Youth: The Roles of Situational Context and Issues of Contention,” Cobbina explored the situational contexts of youth conflicts among . . .
The Risk Needs Assessment (RNA) tools are widely used by probation officers but there is a disconnect between administering the tools and using the scores to make decisions.
In “Causes and correlates of prison inmate misconduct: A systematic review of the evidence,” Steiner conducted a systematic review of inmate misconduct cases from 1980 to 2013
In the article, “Does incarceration-based drug treatment reduce recidivism? A meta-analytic synthesis of the research,” Mitchell and his co-authors assessed the effectiveness of different types of drug treatment…
In the research report, “Final Implementation Findings from the Responsible Fatherhood Reentry Projects,” Fontaine documented the implementation of six fatherhood reentry programs . . .
In the article, “Generic Correctional Programming for Mentally Ill Offenders: A Pilot Study,” Ashford examined differences in criminal attitudes among three groups of offenders diagnosed with serious mental disorder
In the article, “Buss–Perry Aggression Questionnaire. Testing Alternative Measurement Models with Assaultive Misdemeanor Offenders,” Ashford tested different methods of measuring aggression in a group of misdemeanor
In the article, “Validation of the client evaluation of motivational interviewing scale with probation clients,” Armstrong examined the tool of motivational interviewing, an approach found to be effective in support
In, “Protection From Risk: Exploration of When and How Neighborhood-Level Factors Can Reduce Violent Youth Outcomes,” Kurlychek examines protective factors, identified as factors that are positive . . .
In, “Scarlet Letters and Recidivism: Does an Old Criminal Record Predict Future Offending,” Kurlychek and her coauthors study the idea that prior criminal records can predict future crimes.
In the article, “Drugs, Race and Common Ground: Reflections on the High Point Intervention,” Kennedy looks into the High Point Intervention, a successful project that led to the closing of drug markets . .
In the book, “Deterrence and Crime Prevention: Reconsidering the Prospect of Sanction,” Kennedy takes a close look into deterrence in the criminal justice system.
In the book, “Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America,” Kennedy explores the inner-city crime rates in Boston.
In the study, “Evaluating an Experimental Juvenile Probation Program: Intervention and Outcomes,” Lane examined the 1996 South Oxnard Challenge Project (SOCP) in California
Restorative justice is compatible with procedural justice for victims and offenders. Restorative justice aids in correcting the harms created by the formal criminal justice system.
Policy attention should focus on incentives in the criminal justice system.