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Improving Outcomes for Youth Involved with the Justice System

Reports from the Council of State Governments Justice Center offer state and local governments recommendations to improve outcomes for youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Read More

President Signs Second Chance Act

President Bush signed into law the Second Chance Act, which includes several recommendations regarding prisoner reentry suggested by MacArthur grantee the Council of State Governments Justice Center. Read More

Report on Prisoner Reentry Influences Crime Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a crime bill that includes several recommendations from a policy report by the Council of State Governments Justice Center, a MacArthur grantee. The bill, known as the Second ... Read More