Facts on Justice

Published by CHJ since 2010, CHJ's Facts on Justice research briefs present timely and important findings related to individuals involved in criminal justice and correctional systems.

Some of our recent issues:

Yearsort descending Title PDF or Related Link
2010 Minority Populations Incarcerated at Disproportionately High Rates; Disparities Influenced by Sentencing and Drug Policies
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FOJ 2010, November
2011 Problem Substance Use Driving Incarceration; More Than 4 in 5 Adults Behind Bars Substance Involved
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FOJ 2011, January
2011 IL Commission: African Americans, Latinos Disproportionately Arrested, Prosecuted, Sentenced for Drug Crime
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FOJ 2011, March
2011 National and Illinois Recidivism Rates Not Budging
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FOJ 2011, June
2011 Over 2 Million Formerly Incarcerated Denied the Right to Vote
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FOJ 2011, October
2012 Youth with Serious Offenses and Substance Use Disorders Lack Community Treatment
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FOJ 2012, March
2012 Across Ten U.S. Sites, Most Men Who Are Arrested Test Positive for Illicit Drugs
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FOJ 2012, May
2012 Private Prison Population Grows 80% in Past Decade
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FOJ 2012, July
2012 More Education Linked to Less Recidivism, More Post-Prison Employment
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FOJ 2012, Fall
2012 Prison Drug Treatment Remains Sparse; Females Likelier to Access It
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FOJ 2012, Winter
2013 Risk of Recidivism Significantly Lower for Adults Who Received Education in Correctional Settings
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FOJ 2013, Issue 3
2013 Risk of Drug-related Death Dramatically Elevated Immediately Following Jail Release
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FOJ 2013, Issue 2
2013 Diverting Individuals With Substance Use Disorders from Incarceration to Community Treatment Saves Billions, Prevents Crime
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FOJ 2013, Issue 1
2014 Issue 4: Prison-based Drug Treatment and Aftercare Program Linked to Reduced Recidivism, Successful Reentry into the Community
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FOJ 2014, Issue 4
2014 Issue 3: Five-Year Recidivism Study: Longer Time Post-Release without Arrest Linked to Reduced Likelihood of Eventual Arrest
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FOJ 2014, Issue 3
2014 Issue 2: Post-Prison Housing and Wraparound Services Linked to Reduced Recidivism
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FOJ 2014, Issue 2
2014 Issue 1: Longer Pretrial Detention for Defendants with Low Risk of Pretrial Failure Linked to Increased Arrest
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FOJ 2014, Issue 1
2015 Issue 4: Higher Rates of Recidivism Associated with Prison Crowding
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FOJ 2015, Issue 4
2015 Issue 3: Substance Use Disorder Associated with Increased Risk of Death Long After Release from Prison
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FOJ 2015, Issue 3
2015 Issue 2: Continuing Methadone During Incarceration Increases Likelihood of Return to Treatment Post-Release, Reduces Medical Costs
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FOJ 2015, Issue 2

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