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Kantrowitz ran test models of the Mark 4 reentry vehicle that Avco was developing as a back-up for the General Electric Mark 3 for Atlas and for use as the primary reentry vehicle for the Titan I.
With the need for a relatively inexpensive method to "flight" test small models of proposed Atlas and Thor reentry vehicles, in the mid-1950's the light-gas gun concept was given new life via contractors and universities as well as researchers at both Langley and Ames.
In early 1955, Eggers at Ames pondered the idea of simulating reentry through the varying densities of the upper and lower atmosphere.
The implicit purpose underlying the formation of reentry courts seems to temper justice with mercy.
The last tenet is an intriguing one, reflecting again how countercultural reentry courts can be, at least when the culture in question has been shaped by the legacy of making all offenders in a category "hardened criminals" by strict mandatory sentences.
The Center for Court Innovation's 2011 report includes some important findings on how reentry courts and the programs they sponsor can be made most effective.
In addition, several risk factors--including age, gender, race, gang affiliation, substance abuse, mental illness, length of prior criminal history, type of offense committed and length of incarceration prior to release--increase the chances of failed reentry.
Current reentry programming in the criminal justice system attempt to account for individual risk factors like those mentioned above by designing individualized treatment plans.
Rather than simply asking what the process of prisoner reentry is, or how people exit prisons and reintegrate into society, this article encourages scholars of punishment to ask: How and to what effect is prisoner reentry deployed, and what does it do?
Prisoner reentry can also be viewed as a process of subject formation.
In the late 1990's, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Office of Justice Programs ("OJP") officially recognized the issues parolees face after release and sought to address the obstacles that often led to recidivism by implementing the Reentry Court Initiative ("RCI").
The actual selection process for participation in the reentry court begins prior to an individual even being released from incarceration.