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Justice-Involved Women

Edited by: Dr. Diane Morse

  1. Content type: Research Article

    Therapeutic diversion courts seek to address justice-involved participants’ underlying problems leading to their legal system involvement, including substance use disorder, psychiatric illness, and intimate pa...

    Authors: Diane S. Morse, Jennifer Silverstein, Katherine Thomas, Precious Bedel and Catherine Cerulli

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:12

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  2. Content type: Short report

    Despite the high rates of unintended and complicated pregnancy among women who have spent time in prison, little is known about their use of prescribed contraceptives post-prison release. We used a routinely-c...

    Authors: Georgina Sutherland, Megan Carroll, Nick Lennox and Stuart Kinner

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:8

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Individuals recently released from prison engage in risky behaviors that predispose them to contracting HIV. Women may be at increased risk in the immediate period post-release, given higher rates of poverty, ...

    Authors: Gefei A Zhu, Nathan Birnbaum, Amy Carroll-Scott, Linda Evans, Lynn E Fiellin and Emily A Wang

    Citation: Health & Justice 2015 3:6

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Based upon therapeutic justice principles, mental health courts use legal leverage to improve access and compliance to treatment for defendants who are mentally ill. Justice-involved women have a higher preval...

    Authors: Catherine L Kothari, Robert Butkiewicz, Emily R Williams, Caron Jacobson, Diane S Morse and Catherine Cerulli

    Citation: Health & Justice 2014 2:12

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