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Federal Folly: FY2012 U.S. Department of Justice Budget Gorges on Prisons, Gouges Juvenile Justice
- Justice Policy Institute, Nov 21, 2011
The proposed 2012 budget for the U.S. Department of Justice puts locking people up ahead of reducing delinquency, protecting youth, and improving outcomes for the formerly incarcerated.
When Treatment is Punishment: The Effects of Maryland's Incompetency to Stand Trial Policies and Practices
- Nastassia Walsh, Justice Policy Institute, Oct 12, 2011
In FY2010, the Maryland Mental Hygiene Administration provided 789 pretrial screenings and evaluations for incompetency to stand trial, 77 percent of which were for the District Courts...
Finding Direction: Expanding Criminal Justice Options by Considering Policies of Other Nations
- Amanda Petteruti, Justice Policy Institute, Apr 20, 2011
Amidst a fiscal crisis and dropping crime rates, policymakers in the U.S. ought to consider looking outside its borders for examples of effective criminal justice policies.
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