The “Reverse Mass Incarceration Act” would reward states that successfully reduce both crime and incarceration. The proposal could result in a 20 percent reduction in state prisoners over the next decade.
Samuels, one of the most influential opinion writers in the country, has been a critical voice for many of the Center's core issues. We look forward to her important contributions that will continue to shape the public debate.
The Brennan Center for Justice releases a new report today highlighting key reforms that police, prosecutors, judges and parole and probation officers can make to reduce racial disparity in our criminal justice system.