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At the current rate of decline, we won’t return to a sensible incarceration rate until 2051.
States and local governments are crafting creative solutions to reduce the burden of criminal justice debt on its citizens.
The story of Glenn Ford punctuates some of the worst troubles of Louisiana's justice system.
Our next president, no matter what party he or she belongs to, must make reducing incarceration a top priority. That starts with reversing decades of federal policies that led us into this mess in the first place.
While the reviews of HBO/Vice's special on criminal justice remain mixed, Obama's visit to federal prison would not have been imaginable even five years ago.
The second Republican presidential debate showcased the growing consensus around criminal justice reform.
Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle have come together to reduce the country’s over reliance on incarceration.
President Obama recently took a few steps in the right direction on criminal justice reform, but he can't stop there.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order appointing the state Attorney General's Office as special prosecutor in certain cases.
Hopefully President Obama comes away from his historic visit to a federal prison with a better understanding of the sad truth of prison conditions.