Publications

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Since 2019, Ramsey County Community Corrections (RCCC) and the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice have collaborated on the Reducing Revocations Challenge, a CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance national…
Policy Brief
Community supervision, commonly known as probation or parole, involves people serving part of their sentence under supervision while living in the community. Supervision conditions are requirements that individuals must comply with during…
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The consequences of a criminal conviction in Minnesota are multifaceted. Alongside the immediate repercussions, such as potential incarceration or probation, there lies a less publicized yet significant aspect: the financial obligations…
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The Understanding How Probation and Parole Conditions Are Set report series was developed as part of the Aligning Supervision Conditions with Risk and Needs project, the goal of which is to reduce probation and parole revocations and…
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Ramsey County Community Corrections and the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice partnered to participate in the Reducing Revocations Challenge, a national initiative of Arnold Ventures and the CUNY Institute for State and…
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As part of the Mass Probation and Health project, the Robina Institute led a survey of probation officers aimed at learning about probation officer attitudes and beliefs about the links between probation and health, and how they saw their…
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The purpose of the Research in Brief series is to evaluate popular or emerging policy and practice options pertaining to adults in the criminal justice system to determine whether there is an evidence base to support them. The briefs were…
Report
This report examines the role of prosecutors in the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office in influencing the contours of felony probation sentences. The main target of this study was to determine how prosecutors view and influence the length of…
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The “Hennepin-University Partnership: Determining Alignment of Probation Conditions” report details a collaboration between the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice and Hennepin County Department of Community Corrections…
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Paroling authorities play an important, if often unrecognized role, in American prison policies. Discretionary parole processes decide the actual release dates for most individuals subject to confinement in 34 states. Additional leverage…