Vol. 33 Nbr. 2, March 2008
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- Criminal recidivism of female offenders: the importance of structured, community-based aftercare.
- The constitutionality of RLUIPA: the next step after Cutter v. Wilkinson.
- Corrections calendar.
- Abortion rights granted to Missouri inmates.
- In need of nurses, Mississippi Detention Center asks for funds.
- Juvenile Mental Health Court opens in Cleveland.
- Michigan coalition calls for mental health solutions.
- Ensuring offenders receive federal benefits as they reenter society can lessen the cost for governments that fund indigent health care systems.
- In 2007, 18 states reviewed the effectiveness of their criminal justice systems and/or instituted reforms to limit recidivism and sentence lengths.
- In a study on recidivism, researchers found no evidence that deportable immigrants caused a bigger threat to public safety than nondeportable immigrants once they are released from jail.
- More than one in 100 adults is in jail or prison.
- Taxpayers are willing to spend more to rehabilitate juvenile offenders than to incarcerate them if the effect on public safety is the same.
- Sex offenders in the correctional system.
- Understanding the U.N. treaty against torture.
- Assessment of Feigned Cognitive Impairment: A Neuropsychological Perspective.