At the Annual Meeting
Cosponsored by the Criminal Law Section, Prisons & Corrections Section, and Criminal Issues Initiative
Friday, September 19, 2014
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids
While there is no fee to attend, registration is requested to allow for proper facilities planning. Register as part of the Annual Meeting.
Sentencing and Justice Reinvestment in Michigan
Applying a Justice Reinvestment Approach to Improve Michigan's Sentencing System summarizes analyses using a justice reinvestment approach of Michigan's felony sentencing system for its impacts on public safety, recidivism trends, and state and local spending. The report outlines areas for policy development, including opportunities to improve the state's sentencing system to achieve more consistency and predictability in sentencing outcomes, stabilize and lower costs for the state and counties, and direct resources to reduce recidivism and improve public safety. View the Report