Writing and Research
Sara Bastomski, PhD; Madeleine Dardeau, MA; and Lorretta Sackey, MA, CSG Justice Center
David D’Amora, MS, LPC, CFC; Sara Friedman, MPA; Angela Gunter, MPA; Elizabeth K. Lyon, BA; Jessica Saunders, PhD; and Ellen Whelan-Wuest, MA, CSG Justice Center
Leslie Griffin, CSG Justice Center
Brenna Callahan, CSG Justice Center
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Suggested Citation: Sara Bastomski, Madeleine Dardeau, and Lorretta Sackey, Justice Reinvestment in Vermont Results of Racial Equity in Sentencing Analysis (New York: The Council of State Governments Justice Center, 2022).
This project was supported by Grant No. 2019-ZB-BX-K002 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Data analyzed for this report were provided by the Vermont Judiciary, Vermont Crime Information Center, and the Vermont Department of Corrections. The findings and conclusions documented in this report are those of the authors and the CSG Justice Center, and do not represent the views of Vermont state government staff or associated stakeholders. The authors thank staff of the Vermont Judiciary, Vermont Crime Information Center, Vermont Department of Corrections, and Vermont Crime Research Group for their support on this effort. The authors also thank the Vermont Justice Reinvestment II Working Group for their continued commitment to data-driven criminal justice reform.