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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: April 2, 2014

  • How many people are under a sentence of death in the United States?
    Statistics on the number of individuals sentenced to death in the United States may be accessed from... Read More
    Last Updated: October 4, 2013

  • How effective are boot camp programs?
    Information about the effectiveness of boot camps can be found in the following CrimeSolutions.gov p... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Where can I find information about restorative justice programs in corrections?
    Information on restorative justice in corrections is available in What Future for "Public Safety" an... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2011

  • What are the penalties for the trafficking of illegal substances?
    Information on penalties associated with drug trafficking offenses in a specific state can be obtain... Read More
    Last Updated: October 19, 2012

  • How many people are referred to drug treatment by the criminal justice system?
    Information and data concerning individuals who are referred to drug/alcohol treatment by the justic... Read More
    Last Updated: June 28, 2013

  • Where can I locate information about wrongful convictions?
    The Center on Wrongful Convictions and the Innocence Project both have comprehensive information abo... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2011

  • How can restorative justice be more victim-friendly?
    Please see the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) publication, Guidelines for Victim-Sensitive Victim... Read More
    Last Updated: October 15, 2010

  • Where can I find information on community corrections?
    Information on community corrections can be found on the National Institute of Corrections' (NIC) Co... Read More
    Last Updated: March 24, 2014

  • How can I learn about effective court programs?
    Created by the Office of Justice Programs and operated by OJP's National Institute of Justice, the C... Read More
    Last Updated: October 4, 2013

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