What Caused the Crime Decline?

Since 1990, increased incarceration had a limited impact on reducing crime nationwide, concludes a new report from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. In What Caused the Crime Decline?, a team of economic and criminal justice researchers examine over 40 years of data, gathered from 50 states and the 50 largest cities. 

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The Brennan Center recently hosted a webinar for state advocates to explain how the findings from our recent report What Caused the Crime Decline? can be applied to different types of legislation in many states this year.