Tag Archive: recidivism

2023: Not a good year for criminal justice policy

December 27, 2023

Post # 232 700 words; 3 minutes to read Summary: Many developments in criminal justice policy in Canada in 2023 were disappointing and conflict with the evidence. 2023 has been a difficult year in many ways, all around the world. ...

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Studying youth with long-term criminal involvement

October 12, 2023

Post #227 1100 words; 5 minutes to read. Summary: This post is drawn from a powerful longitudinal study of young people with serious involvement in crime.  A key finding is that there are both important patterns and many exceptions to...

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Posts worth a second look: Crime and recidivism

April 3, 2023

By Riley Mintz, Volunteer. Riley is a second year law student at the University of Ottawa.    Our blog now has more than 200 posts on a wide variety of topics. Here are brief mentions of nine previous posts on...

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Not your usual report: How to reintegrate prisoners

March 16, 2023 |

The John Howard Society of Canada releases ” Feeding Time: A Whole-Community Approach to Safer, Smarter Reintegration of Federal Prisoners in Post-Pandemic Canada”.  This report, written by federal prisoner I. M. Grenada, reviews Canadian provisions for the release and re-integration...

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John Howard Society Week 2023

February 9, 2023 |

At John Howard Society Canada, we have arranged for some activities that we hope will raise public awareness about our charity and its engagement on issues and delivery of services to further just, effective, and humane responses to the causes...

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