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Models for Change: Louisiana Workplan

Published Oct 31, 2007, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

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Outlines reform efforts in the third Model state, Louisiana, which focusing on bringing about change in three areas identified as already ripe for improvement: alternatives to formal processing and secure confinement, evidence-based community services, diproportionate minority contact. Additional work will focus on aligning state with local reforms, and indigent defense. Identifies The Louisiana Board of Regents as the state's lead entity.

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