press releases

Nebraska Enacts Landmark Law to Steer Troubled Veterans Away from Incarceration and into Treatment

April 18, 2024

The state is the first in the nation to adopt a policy framework from the Veterans Justice Commission, a CCJ panel led by 2 former U.S. Defense Secretaries

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State Sentencing Reforms Had Little Impact on Racial Disparities in Imprisonment, Analysis Finds

April 11, 2024

Disparities in female prison populations declined substantially, largely driven by a 138% increase in prison admissions for White women from 2000 to 2019.

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Veterans Justice Commission Urges Department of Defense, VA to Boost Transition Support for Service Members

February 29, 2024

Led by two former defense secretaries, the 15-member commission calls for risk assessment, joint transition centers, and other actions to cut the number of justice-involved veterans

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Elmets Communications staff on August 26, 2010.

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