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Justice Reinvestment Initiative Update

January 17, 2012
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State of Hawai’i Develops Comprehensive Plan to Improve Criminal Justice System — After nearly eight months of working on the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI), Governor Neil Abercrombie today endorsed the JRI Working Group’s policy recommendations to improve the state’s criminal justice system. The series of policy recommendations aim to reduce recidivism, ensure accountability for people convicted of crimes and make the criminal justice system more efficient.