Quantcast
Home (page 30)

Author Archives: Mike Mosedale

A passionate advocate for pregnant inmates

Dr. Rebecca Shlafer has emerged as a leading champion for pregnant inmates, as well as Isis Rising, the pioneering doula program at the prison. (Staff photo: Mike Mosedale)

Rebecca Shlafer, whose research on the effects of parental incarceration on child and adolescent development led her to working with pregnant inmates at Shakopee, has emerged as a leading champion for pregnant inmates, as well as Isis Rising, the pioneering doula program at the prison.

Read More »

The case for drug courts

Drug Court 2

A new study that examines outcomes for drug court participants four years after their initial entry into the system has documented significant benefits in terms of both recidivism and cost to taxpayers.

Read More »