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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Law and Justice
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Corrections: Incarceration and Supervision
Incarceration cover The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (CLAJ)

Given the minimal impact of long term prison sentences on crime prevention and the negative consequences of high rates incarceration rates, this report concludes that the nation should revise current policies to significantly reduce imprisonment rates.







Parole, Desistance from Crime, and Community Integration  (CLAJ)

Every day, about 1,600 people are released from prisons in the United States. Of these 600,000 new releasees every year, about 480,000 are subject to parole or some other kind of postrelease... Read more

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