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If You Want To Totally Change America's Criminal Justice System, You Need A Plan
This group has one.
A Focus on Young Adults Will Help Create Safer Communities and Reduce the Use of Incarceration
Marc Schindler, Executive Director, Justice Policy Institute
We are a nation founded on laws and justice, where we believe everyone deserves a second chance.
Should Prison Really Be The American Way?
Author, 'American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Sta...
Even people of goodwill who are not yet ready to jump on any prison abolition bandwagon might agree that we could stop sending people to jail for many misdemeanors.
Using Data to Drive Better Results
Deborah De Santis
President and CEO of CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing)
With Public Opinion In Favor Of Criminal Justice And Drug Policy Reform, Now Is The Time To Act
Mark L. O'Brien
Advocate and communications professional at Legal Action Cente...
Our nation has an unprecedented opportunity to transform its approach to health and public safety, reducing mass incarceration and the associated fiscal and social costs that go along with it, while protecting public safety and helping people become healthier. The time is now to act
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The GOP Argument Against Criminal Justice Reform Just Got Dismantled
Former NYC police commissioner Bernard Kerik says Sen. Tom Cotton's argument against reform "is simply false."
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Battleground State Voters Want Congress To Move On Criminal Justice Reform, Poll Shows
Majorities in six key election states think the U.S. jails too many nonviolent offenders.
Post-Hope America Opens Pandora's Box
Composer, Performing Artist and Storyteller
We are entering the most hopeful time of year; a time when goals, dreams and vision matter. It's the time when new beginnings -- or at least the idea of them -- have us feeling inspired and motivated.
Barack Obama's Panel for Justice Reform
White House Correspondent, Host, Director, Film Executive, Pr...
Fixing the problem of mass incarceration, and other matters, were discussed at length in the Justice Reform Panel. Police chiefs don't deny there is a problem with racial profiling in some jurisdictions, and in some states, and aim to fix it.
A Pot Dealer Convinced This Republican To Change Sentencing Laws
Sen. Mike Lee of Utah explains how his time in the judicial sector helped him realize that mandatory minimum sentences do more harm than good.
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Obama Explains Difference Between Police Reform And 'War On Cops'
“We want to protect our police officers. We’ll do a better job ... if our communities can feel confident that they are being treated fairly."
What Black Lives Matter Can Learn From the Tea Party
Dallin Van Leuven
Specialist in rule of law and international affairs
"You never change things by fighting the existing reality," author and inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller famously said. "To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
Elderly Women Serving Life Without Parole Form a Heartbreaking Chorus
Currently freelances for ABC and the Daily Mail
This performance of the Lady Lifers Chorus is a rare window into the world of women serving a life sentence at Muncy State Prison, a women's prison near Williamsport, Pa. The singers, who have already served 27-40 years confined, sing poignantly about their life.
Why The Right-Meets-Left Alliance On Justice Reform Is Not As Odd As It Seems
A Wrongful Conviction Robbed Him Of His Freedom, And Then His Life
Prison-Industrial Complex? Maybe It's Time For A Schools-Industrial Complex
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