Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research

Volume 10 Issue 4

Montana Early Release Program

Editorial Introduction

    • Good in theory: The challenges of early release decisions, Beth M. Huebner

Executive Summary

  • Overview of: “Too early is too Soon: Lessons from the Montana Department of Corrections Early Release Program,” Kevin A. Wright, Jeffrey W. Rosky

Research Article

  • Too early is too soon: Lessons from the Montana Department of Corrections Early Release Program, Kevin A. Wright, Jeffrey W. Rosky

Policy Essay

  • What is my left hand doing?: The need for unifying purpose and policy in the criminal justice system, Megan Kurlychek

Policy Essay

  • More than just early release: Considerations in prison reduction policies, Susan Turner

Policy Essay

  • The Cattle Call of Reentry: Not all processes are equal, Faye S. Taxman

Transitional Jobs Program

Editorial Introduction

  • Transitional jobs program: Putting employment-based reentry programs into context, Robert Apel

Executive Summary

  • Overview of: “For whom does a transitional jobs program work?: Examining the recidivism effects of the Center for Employment Opportunities program on former prisoners at high, medium, and low risk of reoffending,” Janine Zweig, Jennifer Yahner, Cindy Redcross

Research Article

  • For whom does a transitional jobs program work?: Examining the recidivism effects of the Center for Employment Opportunities program on former prisoners at high, medium, and low risk of reoffending, Janine Zweig, Jennifer Yahner, Cindy Redcross

Policy Essay

  • Why the risk and needs principles are relevant to correctional programs (even to employment programs), Edward Latessa

Policy Essay

  • Deconstructing the risk principle: Addressing some remaining questions, Gerald G. Gaes, William D. Bales

Community-Driven Violence Reduction Programs

Editorial Introduction

  • Community-based partnerships and crime prevention, Wesley G. Skogan

Executive Summary

  • Overview of: “Community-driven violence reduction programs: Examining Pittsburgh’s One Vision One Life,” Jeremy M. Wilson, Steven Chermak

Research Article

  • Community-driven violence reduction programs: Examining Pittsburgh’s One Vision One Life, Jeremy M. Wilson, Steven Chermak

Policy Essay

  • Crime policy and informal social control, Megan Ferrier, Jens Ludwig

Policy Essay

  • Comprehensive gang and violence reduction programs: Reinventing the square wheel, Malcolm W. Klein

Policy Essay

  • Whither streetwork?: The place of outreach workers in community violence prevention, David M. Kennedy

Policy Essay

  • Too big to fail: The science and politics of violence prevention, Andrew V. Papachristos

Racial Disparity In Wake Of The Booker/Fanfan Decision

Editorial Introduction

  • Racial disparity under the federal sentencing guidelines pre- and post-Booker: Lessons not learned from research on the death penalty, Raymond Paternoster

Executive Summary

  • Overview of: “Racial disparity in the wake of the Booker/Fanfan decision: An alternative analysis to the USSC’s 2010 report,” Jeffery T. Ulmer, Michael T. Light, John H. Kramer

Research Article

  • Racial disparity in the wake of the Booker/Fanfan decision: An alternative analysis to the USSC’s 2010 report, Jeffery T. Ulmer, Michael T. Light, John H. Kramer

Policy Essay

  • Unwarranted disparity in the wake of the Booker/Fanfan decision: Implications for research and policy, Cassia Spohn

Policy Essay

  • Race disparity under advisory guidelines: Dueling assessments and potential responses, Ryan W. Scott

Policy Essay

  • Racial disparity in the wake of Booker/Fanfan: Making sense of “messy” results and other challenges for sentencing research, Rodney Engen

Policy Essay

  • Judicial discretion in federal sentencing: An intersection of policy priorities and law, Celesta A. Albonetti