The Academy for Justice generates a wide range of research on criminal justice reform, which covers five main areas: Punishable Crimes, Policing, Pretrial & Trial, Punishment & Sentencing, and Prison, Release & Reentry.


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    Parental Rights Termination

    Three reasons incarcerated parents have their parental rights terminated.

    Parental Rights

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    Parent Child Relationship While Incarcerated

    Actions you should take while incarcerated to maintain a parent-child relationship

    Incarcerated Veterans Benefits

    Many benefits for veterans are impacted by incarceration. This will depend on the type of benefit and the reason for your incarceration. Read below to find out how to maintain or regain your benefits.

    The Incentives of Private Prisons

    A common criticism of private prisons is that they encourage the firms running them to cut services, programming, and training, since cutting costs maximizes profit, and the resulting increases in recidivism actually help keep prisons full and the payments coming in.