First National Summit on “Justice Reinvestment” Held on Capitol Hill

A bipartisan group of congressional and state leaders and experts on criminal justice policy came together yesterday to examine how states are changing their crime and corrections policies through “justice reinvestment”—an approach that uses data-driven, fiscally responsible policies and practices to increase public safety and reduce recidivism and corrections spending.

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Second Chance Act seeks applicants…

The Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention seek applicants to provide support to enable state, local, and tribal governments to develop and implement comprehensive and collaborative strategies that address the challenges posed by prisoner reentry and to reduce recidivism.

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