Criminal Justice Reform - 2018
Decreasing the prison population, reducing prison sentences, juvenile justice, pretrial detention, and reassessing drug sentencing policy are just a few of the reforms that the United States Criminal Justice System is grappling with. Today’s headlines are about these reforms and legislation like the First Step Act, which has the potential to impact the community at large. The collection of resources below are intended to provide the most relevant information on the criminal justice reforms that are affecting the corrections environment today. For more on this topic, please see our Criminal Justice Reform Project Page https://nicic.gov/criminal-justice-reform.