- June 13, 2023
A new collaboration between the Schar School and the University of Central Florida will help ensure people on probation and parole get the help they need while also maintaining public safety.
- November 28, 2022
A road trip of academics and professionals in jurisprudence and incarceration fields takes them to civil rights landmarks that inspire them to continue their work.
- August 31, 2022
The Schar School’s Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence is working with officials in St. Louis to improve conditions at the county’s jail. The grant is $300,000.
- August 25, 2022
An important new study of 3,100 counties shows the relationship between a community’s mental health services and the local jail population. It also shows how to reduce that population.
- December 3, 2021
A discussion among practitioners in Virginia’s criminal justice system about major reforms is long overdue. So we had one.
- October 6, 2021
Three new studies funded by the national JCOIN program address addictions and disease in justice settings.
- October 4, 2021
The Schar School’s Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence! Lands an NIH grant to mentor a scientists studying opioid abuse in criminal justice settings.
- National Institute of Justice Adopts New ‘Risk & Needs Assessment’ Guidelines Co-Authored by Faye TaxmanAugust 12, 2021
New guidelines co-created by the Schar School’s Faye Taxman for the National Institute of Justice examines the “risk and needs assessment” instruments that impact those in correctional settings.
- June 28, 2021
A $20 million, 5-year program launched in 2019 to study substance abuse will continue its groundbreaking research in a new location beginning this summer.
- May 3, 2021
A new study by the Schar School’s Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence confirms the idea that a community needs to perceive changes in correctional systems as legitimate before being effective.