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He Needed More Time

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 10.20.2015 | Crime
Chandra Bozelko

We don't give Jim Webb enough credit. He started this whole criminal justice reform movement. If only we had given him more time.

Dodging Decarceration: The Shell Game of 'Getting Smart' on Crime

Heather Ann Thompson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Heather Ann Thompson

It has taken a long time, far too long, but politicians seem finally to have realized how catastrophically expensive it is for the United States to lock up more people than any other country on the planet.

Youth Justice Reforms Affect Adults Too

Alexandra Cox | Posted 10.30.2013 | Crime
Alexandra Cox

Youth justice reforms get implemented by real people who spend many hours of their day working with young people in the system. In a system designed for youth, but constructed and managed by adults, it's time to start looking at those adults.