US-style community justice courts fail to reduce reoffending rates – The Times

Posted July 28th, 2009 in news by sally

“A radical US-style court initiative in which judges monitor each criminal’s progress after sentencing has failed to cut reoffending rates. The results are a blow to supporters of specialist community justice courts who had hoped for better results in preventing criminals returning to a life of crime.”

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The Times, 28th July 2009