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  • What are the penalties for possession of illegal substances?
    Information on penalties associated with drug possession and distribution offenses in a specific sta... Read More
    Last Updated: January 26, 2015

  • How many people are under a sentence of death in the United States?
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  • Reducing Demand for Prostitution in San Francisco With a "John School" Program,  NIJ, August 2016, NCJ 250306. (2 pages).
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  • Census of Problem-Solving Courts, 2012,  BJS, September 2016, NCJ 249803.
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  • Local Justice Reinvestment: Strategies, Outcomes, and Keys to Success,  BJA-Sponsored, August 2016, NCJ 250179. (24 pages).

  • Environmental Scan of Developmentally Appropriate Criminal Justice Responses to Justice-Involved Young Adults,  NIJ, June 2016, NCJ 249902. (87 pages).

  • HOPE II: A Follow-up to Hawaii's HOPE Evaluation,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2016, NCJ 249912. (86 pages).
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  • Resource Guide: Reforming the Assessment and Enforcement of Fines and Fees,  OJP-Sponsored, March 2016, NCJ 249792. (18 pages).
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