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75 Fed. Probation 1 (2011)

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Beyond the Prison Bubble                                                                                                      2
If we want to reduce prison populations, there is scientific evidence that prison and parole programs can reduce recidivism.
Effective rehabilitation and reentry programs that help offenders go home to stay are good for them and for society too.
By Joan Petersilia
Organizational Readiness in Corrections                                                                                       5
Many correctional agencies are pursuing evidence-based practices in reentry; however, implementation of these practices frequently
meets with resistance and challenge. This article examines the impact of a continuous on-site training model to advance successful
implementation of evidence-based practices in correctional settings.
By Jennifer Lerch, Jill Viglione, Ernest Eley, Susan James-Andrews, Faye S. Taxman
Examining Prevailing Beliefs about People with Serious Mental Illness in the Criminal
justice System
The author examines five prevailing beliefs about the presences of people with serious mental illness (PSMI) in courts, jails, and
prisons to determine the degree to which they can be proven, disproven, or cast in doubt.
By ArthurJ. Lurigio
Exploring the Moderating Effects of Mental Illness on Parole Release Decisions
The author explores potential differential treatment of inmates with mental illness in parole release decisions by testing whether the
presence of a mental illness moderates the relationships among criminal risk factors and release decisions. Results suggest that parole
board members are exercising considerable discretion in their release decisions above and beyond consideration of criminal risk
By Jason Matejkowski
Prosecution by Military Commission versus Federal Criminal Court: A Comparative Analysis                                  27
The author presents an overview of how the United States utilizes military commissions to prosecute suspected war criminals such
as Omar Khadr, and how this process differs from criminal prosecution in U.S. District Court, drawing from the Military Commis-
sions Act of 2009, the Manual for Military Commissions, and an interview with a member of the Office of Military Commissions at
Guantanamo Bay.
By Paul H. Hennessy
Looking at the Law: An Updated Look at the Privilege Against Self-Incrimination In
Post-Conviction Supervision
Since a 1999 Looking at the Law article by David Adair on self-incrimination issues in post-conviction supervision, a number of
federal cases have further clarified the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination in the context of post-conviction su-
pervision. The author provides an update of federal case law over the past decade, with specific guidance for officers interviewing
By Stephen Vance
juvenile Focus                                                                                                             3
Contributors to This Issue                                                                                                42
The articles and reviews that appear in Federal Probation express the points of view of the persons who wrote them and not necessarily the points of view of

the agencies and organizations with which these persons are affiliated. Moreover, Federal Probation's publication of the articles and reviews is not to be taken
as an endorsement of the material by the editors, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, or the Federal Probation and Pretrial Services System.


June 2011

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