Massachusetts Trial Court Offers Evidence-Based Best Sentencing Practices

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Shorter, More Targeted Probation Terms?

Here's a National Institute of Corrections article that has many useful and well accepted concepts. These include Risk, Needs and Responsivity and other best practices. These are difficult to implement in a probation resource-poor environment. Also note on page 15 that the probation terms cited as examples of best practices are a year or shorter.… Continue reading Shorter, More Targeted Probation Terms?