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 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 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.
Importance of understanding group differences in offending, punishment and social context.
In the article, “Long-term Crime Desistance and Recidivism Patterns – Evidence From the Essex County Convicted Felon Study,” Kurlychek examines data from individuals, who have been out of Essex County prison. . .
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.
Sex offenders released under residence restrictions were twice as likely to move three or more times compared to offenders released prior to the legislation.
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, “What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Need: Findings from a Gender-Specific Focus Group Study,” Lane looks at the change in delinquent girl arrests from status offenses and property crimes to increases in assault and
In-prison contact with family members improves the level of support post-release. In-prison contact with children is important to the establishment of post-release involvement with children.
The Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI) effectively differentiated between two levels of offender risk/need. Residential facilitates designed to serve youthful offenders.
Probation and parole case managers who receive training and peer coaching show a pattern of reduced recidivism.
FCBIs help promote the long-term success of inmates in the community.
Fathers who lived with children before incarceration and had regular contact with their children during their incarceration were more likely to be involved with their children after release.