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Young Global Leader Embraces Prison Reform

Jim Luce | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Jim Luce

One recent event held by the Osborne Association, an organization that the Foundation supports, really opened my eyes on the need to offer assistance to both incarcerated individuals and their families.

Simon McCormack

Fewer People In Prison Could Actually Mean Less Crime

HuffingtonPost.com | Simon McCormack | Posted 08.06.2014 | Crime

Safer streets don't require a burgeoning prison population, according to a new infographic released by the American Civil Liberties Union. In f...

Locking Up Fewer People Doesn't Lead To Increased Crime, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

The states making strides with sentencing reforms haven't just seen their prison populations drop at a faster rate than the rest of the country, they ...

Michael McLaughlin

Record Number Of Felons Denied Right To Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.12.2012 | Crime

A record number of Americans with criminal records cannot vote in what is expected to be a tight presidential election, a new study says. More tha...

Failed Drug War Now Targets Whites

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The result of the fiction that blacks are the prime drug users and abusers has been devastating in law and public policy.

Many Holes in Candidates' Positions on Criminal Justice

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
NYCity News Service

With less than one week left before voters' caste their ballots, questions about Senator John McCain and Senator Barack Obama's positions on incarceration and criminal justice remain unanswered.