Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

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Robina Institute Blog

This blog provides timely updates and commentary on issues in sentencing law, criminal justice policy and practice, and other related issues in the field of criminal justice.

  • Ebony Ruhland
    The Impact of Fees and Fines for Individuals on Probation and Parole
    Probationers and parolees are required to comply with many supervision requirements and conditions of release. Most jurisdictions have a set of standard conditions that apply to all probationers and parolees. Courts are also free to impose additional, “discretionary”...
  • Alessandro Corda
    American Exceptionalism in Parole Supervision
    In May of 2016, the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice published new research on American Exceptionalism in Parole Supervision, by Alessandro Corda, Mariel Alper and Kevin R. Reitz. This is the second in a series of Data Briefs that compare community...
  • Alexis Watts
    Canada’s Version of Morrissey v. Brewer: Revocation Hearing Rights on Trial
    Canada’s Supreme Court will soon decide whether a parolees have a right to a hearing before their parole may be revoked, in Attorney General of Canada, Parole Board of Canada v. Benoît Way and Maxime Gariépy.  In 1972, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Morrissey v. Brewer ...