NCJR Releases Report on Nebraska's Good Time Laws
Omaha, Nebraska – The Nebraska Center for Justice Research has released a report entitled Examining the Effects of Nebraska's Good Time Laws. The report examines the following research questions:
1. What are the relative effects of incident characteristics (e.g., type of violation) and inmate characteristics (e.g., age) on prison officials' decisions to remove good time credits?
2. What is the effect of losing good time credits on inmates' subsequent misconduct?
3. What is the effect of losing good time credits on inmates' odds of recidivism?