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Friday, December 07, 2012

IACJ News and Updates

Welcome to the IACJ eNewsletter...your source for timely information on criminal justice policy and practice in Illinois.

News and Reports

The following is a summary of criminal justice news and reports recently posted on the association's website. Visit www.illinoiscriminaljustice.org for more information and direct links.
  • Governor Quinn's prison closure cuts stand, as Illinois House refrains from taking an override vote.

  • A joint report from Human Rights Watch and Families Against Mandatory Minimums examines how compassionate release in the federal system works.

  • A new report from the John Howard Association of Illinois describes its Illinois River Correctional Center monitoring visit.

  • The Vera Institute of Justice examines strategies that police personnel may use to enhance relationships with immigrant community members.

  • Authors from the Yale Law School explore nationwide prison visitation policies and finds many discrepancies.

  • The Vera Institute of Justice provides insight in using Department of Correction administrative data to create a risk assessment to determine recidivism risk.

  • IACJ names its inaugural executive director.


TASC Leadership Awards Luncheon
December 12, 2012
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
909 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

Illinois Telepsychiatry Symposium (Two Locations)
March 6, 2013
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chicago and Springfield Locations

43rd Annual National Council Health and Addictions Conference
April 8-10
Caesar's Palace
Las Vegas, Nevada

IDOC Summits of Hope
Various dates & Illinois locations
For more information, visit www.summitofhope.org.


If you are not yet a member of IACJ, we'd like to invite you to consider membership in the association. IACJ is structured to support the work of advocates, providers and policy professionals focused on criminal justice work in Illinois. We hope to bring education, understanding and attention to the best practices in reentry and community reintegration.  Benefits of membership include being part of a strong network of your criminal justice peers and experts; the ability to share resources, act collectively, and speak with a common voice to command attention of elected official on policy issues; and a prestigious affiliation with a state-wide association.

Membership is free for a limited time only!  For more information and to join, please visit our Membership page


For more information on criminal justice issues and opportunities, and how you can get involved, visit illinoiscriminaljustice.org

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