Reports on Alternatives to Parental Incarceration

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) has a robust pro bono program that pairs law students with public interest organizations such as CIC.

California Report – 2023

In 2022, UCI fellows Karsen Melgard and Zoe Vikstrom co-wrote the above report investigating California’s Primary Caregiver Diversion Law.

Oregon Family Sentencing Alternative Pilot Program – 2023 Update

In 2022, UCI fellow Meg Hinson wrote an initial report investigating Oregon’s Family Sentencing Alternative Pilot Program, and UCI fellow Nicolas Guo updated the report in 2023. The 2023 updated report is linked above.

Community-Based Solutions for Alternatives to Parental Incarceration – 2023

In 2023, UCI fellow Sullyari Bautista wrote the above report investigating two programs: ReMerge in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and the ARC Maternal and Infant Program in Madison, Wisconsin.

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