KeywordAlaska Criminal Justice Commission (2015–2017)
Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC)
criminal justice reform
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AbstractThis article briefly examines evidence-based approach to policymaking in criminal justice and the two conceptual pillars that serve as the foundation of this strategy: effectiveness and efficiency. The article also describes the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative, a “smart justice” approach to reducing recidivism under the auspices of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, that is being led in Alaska by the Alaska Justice Information Center (AJiC), housed in the UAA Justice Center.
Table of Contents[Introduction] / Pillars of Effective Recidivism Reduction / Focusing on Effectiveness: The RNR Model / Effectiveness and Efficiency: The Results First Cost-Benefit Model / Return on Investment: Alaska’s Adult Criminal Justice Programs / Conclusion // SIDEBARS / Defining Effectiveness: Levels of Evidence / AJiC's Mission / Resources on Criminal Justice Reform
SourceAlaska Justice Forum
PublisherJustice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage
CitationMyrstol, Brad A.; & Armstrong, Barbara. (2016). "Criminal Justice Reform and Recidivism Reduction." Alaska Justice Forum 32(4): 1, 10–12 (Winter 2016).
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