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Predicting pretrial success: criminal justice policy is using science to predict risk, courts make decisions about the conditions of pretrial release. Feb 1, 2014 1095
Sex offenders' online rights upheld. Brief article Apr 1, 2013 240
High-yield corrections: states are reshapping policies to save money and maintain public safety with "justice reinvestment" reforms. Jan 1, 2013 1933
7 Things lawmakers need to consider when reforming corrections policy. Dec 1, 2011 2006
Down to the wire: as the deadline approaches to comply with federal rules on sex offenders, some states are saying "no thanks.". Jun 1, 2011 1648
Crime and treatment: overcrowded prisons and addicted inmates are a tough challenge for lawmakers. Mar 1, 2010 1903
Crime falls, but not everywhere: crime is at historic lows in many places. But school and mall shootings, along with grown-up criminal gangs, are grim reminders that the culture of violence is still with us and on the public agenda. Cover story Jun 1, 2008 2988
Helping mentally ill criminals: jailing offenders with mental illnesses serves no one, but new policies and funding are bringing about needed changes. Cover story Apr 1, 2007 2550
Where on earth are sex offenders? States are using satellites to track dangerous sex offenders, many of whom become lost to registration systems. Mar 1, 2006 964
Capturing DNA's crime fighting potential: DNA databases are expanding and solving many cold cases, but crime labs often lack the cold cash to fulfill their potential. Cover Story Mar 1, 2006 1445
California voters to get a swing at "three strikes": three strikes statute, Penal Code Section 667 (1994); Proposition 183, three strikes and you're out. Sep 1, 2004 1190
Tough times to be tough on crime: an edited transcript of a recent discussion on corrections and sentencing policy among key state legislators. Jun 1, 2003 3517
Special sessions take up death sentencing: high court ruling vacates some death sentences and prompts review in several states. Oct 1, 2002 553
Conviction for addiction: states are reconsidering whether no-nonsense drug policy should mean prison or treatment. Statistical Data Included Jun 1, 2002 2742
Help your neighbor - it's the law. Mar 1, 1999 707

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