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Louisiana Pre-Trial Diversion Programs

| October 11, 2017

In recent years, the Louisiana legislature has authorized a number of population specific pre-trial diversion programs.  These include diversion programs for certain offenders who are dealing with substance abuse, mental health issues, and for victims of human trafficking. These types of diversion programs have shown great success at reducing recidivism across the country. Even with their successes, the Pelican State can do several things to improve the efficacy, accountability, and transparency of these pro...

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