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Volume 4: Punishment, Incarceration, and Release

Reforming Criminal Justice: A Report by the Academy for Justice

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Editor's Note

Erik Luna, Amelia D. Lewis Professor of Constitutional & Criminal Law, Arizona State University

Volume 4 Table of Contents


Jeffrie G. Murphy, Regents' Professor of Law, Philosophy, and Religious Studies, Arizona State University


Daniel S. Nagin, Teresa & H. John Heinz III University Professor of Public Policy and Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University


Shawn D. Bushway, Professor of Public Administration & Policy and Professor of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, State University of New York

Mass Incarceration

Todd R. Clear, University Professor of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University 

James Austin, President, JFA Institute

Risk Assessment in Sentencing

John Monahan, John S. Shannon Distinguished Professor of Law, Joel B. Piassick Research Professor of Law, Professor of Psychology, and Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia

Sentencing Guidelines

Douglas A. Berman, Robert J. Watkins/Procter & Gamble Professor of Law, The Ohio State University

Mandatory Minimums

Erik Luna, Amelia D. Lewis Professor of Constitutional & Criminal Law, Arizona State University

Capital Punishment

Carol S. Steiker, Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Policy Program, Harvard University

Jordan M. Steiker, Judge Robert M. Parker Endowed Chair in Law and Director of the Texas Capital Punishment Center, University of Texas

Race and Sentencing Disparity

Cassia SpohnFoundation Professor of Criminology and Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

Community Punishments

Michael TonryMcKnight Presidential Professor in Criminal Law and Policy, University of Minnesota

Fines, Fees, and Forfeitures

Beth A. Colgan, Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Los Angeles

Correctional Rehabilitation

Francis T. Cullen, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice and Senior Research Associate, University of Cincinnati

Prison Conditions

Sharon DolovichProfessor of Law and Director of the UCLA Prison Law and Policy Program, University of California, Los Angeles

Prisoners with Disabilities

Margo SchlangerWade H. and Dores M. McCree Collegiate Professor of Law, University of Michigan

Releasing Older Prisoners

Michael MillemannProfessor of Law, University of Maryland

Rebecca Bowman-Rivas, Law and Social Work Services Program Manager, University of Maryland

Elizabeth Smith, Forensic Social Work Fellow, University of Maryland


Susan Turner, Professor of Criminology, Law, and Society and Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Corrections, University of California, Irvine

Collateral Consequences

Gabriel J. Chin, Edward L. Barrett Chair in Law and Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law, University of California, Davis

Sex Offender Registration and Notification

Wayne A. Logan, Gary & Sallyn Pajcic Professor of Law, Florida State University


Mark Osler, Robert & Marion Short Distinguished Chair in Law, University of St. Thomas