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Learn more about the various issues outlined in the chapter.

http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/home
The Death Penalty Information Center website offers a variety of information about capital punishment, including statistics, history, legal issues, and controversies about the death penalty.

http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/prfdsc.pdf
This report provides detailed information about the types of pretrial release (e.g., bail, bail bond, release on recognizance) used by persons charged with felonies.

https://www.ncjrs.gov/criminal_justice2000/vol_3/03d.pdf
The authors of this article, Frank Cullen and Paul Gendreau, two leading theorists of rehabilitation, survey historical perspectives in rehabilitation and discuss much of what is currently known in the field.

http://www.nij.gov/nij/topics/courts/restorative-justice/welcome.htm
Learn more about restorative justice at the  National Institute of Justice.

http://video.nytimes.com/video/2010/05/21/magazine/
1247467790210/second-thoughts-on-three-strikes.html

A video about the debate over three-strikes laws and whether they should apply to persons convicted of nonviolent crimes.



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