Category: U.S. Department of Justice

Nov 20

Department of Justice Announces FY2017 Second Chance Act Awards to Support Reentry Initiatives for Adults and Youth

By CSG Justice Center Staff The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced $36 million in FY2017 Second Chance Act (SCA) grants that were awarded to 68 jurisdictions across the country. Including this year’s cohort of grantees, more than 840 SCA grants have been awarded to agencies and organizations in 49 states, the District of Columbia, …

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Aug 30

Opinion: A Transformative Shift for Juvenile Justice

Governing By Feather O’Connor Houstoun In the decade since I left health and human services administration and its issues behind, promising shifts in juvenile justice policy and practice have gained momentum. Perhaps the most significant development is the resolution adopted this summer by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges laying out new …

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Mar 08

Apply Now: Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime

The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Institute of Justice is seeking applications for funding for rigorous applied research on evidence-based tools, protocols, and policies. State, tribal, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies that are looking to better address drug trafficking, markets, and use of heroin, other opioids, and novel psychoactive substances …

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