Books & Publications

“Approaches to Reducing Recidivism: Model State Survey,” published by the Criminal Justice Clinic at Yale Law School, May 2013.

Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (New Press 2012)

“Collateral Costs: Incarceration’s Effect on Economic Mobility,” Pew Charitable Trusts, 2010 (Washington, D.C.) (available at:

Bruce Western and Becky Pettit, “Incarceration and Social Inequality” (available at:

“The Future of Parole as a Key Partner in Assuring Public Safety,” from the series Parole Essentials: Practical Guides for Parole Leaders; U.S. Department of Justice: National Institute of Corrections, July 2011 (available at

“Juvenile Justice Reform in Connecticut: How Collaboration and Commitment Have Improved Public Safety and Outcomes for Youths,” published by the Justice Policy Institute, Washington, D.C. (2013).

Racial Justice Improvement Project.

Criminal Justice: State Policy Implementation Project.

National Institute on Drug Abuse. Justice Initiatives.

Jonathan Simon, Governing Through Crime: How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear, Oxford University Press, January 2007. (Available through Amazon Digital Services)

Robert A. Ferguson, Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment, Harvard University Press, February 2014