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Webinar Recidivism Reduction and Justice Reinves

Webinar:  Recidivism Reduction and Justice Reinvestment 

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Recidivism Reduction and Justice Reinvestment
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Successful corrections and sentencing policies result in recidivism reduction and cost savings. Learn how recidivism is defined and measured, and how some states have achieved significant drops in recidivism, including “justice reinvestment” approaches. 

This previously recorded webinar includes findings from the Public Safety Performance Project report State of Recidivism: The Revolving Door of America’s Prisons; a summary of the federal Justice Reinvestment Initiative; and state specific examples.

Please click here to listen to the webinar and here to view the power point slides

 

Speakers:

  • Ryan King, research manager, Public Safety Performance Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Nancy La Vigne, Ph.D., director, Justice Policy Center of the Urban Institute
  • J.J. Gentry, staff attorney, South Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Douglas Holbrook, fiscal analyst, North Carolina General Assembly 

This webinar was produced under NCSL’ s partnerships with the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice and the Public Safety Performance Project of the Pew Center on the States.

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