Almost a year into their new job, most have been largely successful. But some are struggling to lead.
The issue has reached courts and legislatures in many states, but there's no national consensus on the legality of taking a photo of a completed ballot and posting it on social media.
The justices will hear cases this month on collective bargaining, juvenile justice, water rights and more.
Rather than acting as former offenders' enemies, parole and probation officers are now working to be their mentors. Can it reduce recidivism?
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