600,000 Americans are released from prison every year, and nearly two-thirds of them will be rearrested for new crimes within three years. Many attempts at reducing criminal recidivism have yielded disappointing results, leading researchers and policymakers to ask ‘what works’ in improving the odds of a successful return to society?

Brent Orrell is joined by Pamela Lattimore, Senior Director for Research Development at RTI International, to discuss her chapter in AEI’s recent volume, “Rethinking Reentry.” Join us as talk about the state of reentry research and how to move the conversation from “nothing works” to “what might work better?”

 

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