Research

  • In her essay for Solutions: American Leaders Speak Out on Criminal Justice, Hillary Rodham Clinton writes that we should make sure federal funds to state and local law enforcement are used to bolster proven best practices, not contributing to unnecessary incarceration or police militarization.

    April 27, 2015
  • In his essay for Solutions: American Leaders Speak Out on Criminal Justice, Rick Perry calls for states to follow Texas’ example and offer treatment instead of prison for those with drug and mental health problems, in order to “eliminate our incarceration epidemic.”

    April 27, 2015
  • In her essay for Solutions: American Leaders Speak Out on Criminal Justice, the Brennan Center's Inimai Chettiar explains that a comprehensive mix of federal, state, and local reforms will be necessary to end mass incarceration — the fundamental civil rights issue of our time.

    April 27, 2015
  • In his essay for Solutions: American Leaders Speak Out on Criminal Justice, Bryan Stevenson calls on Americans to embrace the challenge of creating a fairer, more merciful criminal justice system with better tools for helping the mentally ill.

    April 27, 2015
  • In his essay for Solutions: American Leaders Speak Out on Criminal Justice, Ted Cruz advocates for the end of “overcriminalization” of minor offenses and for both sentencing and court reforms.

    April 27, 2015

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