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On Topic: Courts Struggle To Supervise Offenders

In this On Topic we talk with Judge Irene Keeley, chair of the Judicial Conference Criminal Law Committee, about how federal probation and pretrial services offices are faring post-sequestration. We also discuss how probation officers predict who is most likely to re-offend, and how alternatives to incarceration affect the federal Judiciary.

On Topic is an interview series that focuses on the programs, issues, ideas and events shaping the federal courts. To view or hear more On Topic interviews, click here.

Related Topics: Probation and Pretrial Services