Joined by special guest Roger Przybylski, we discuss how complex it is to actually implement criminal justice reform policies.
Joined by special guest Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project, we discuss how life sentences are bad for everyone involved.
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because one's conscience tells one that it is right.
How much can 1,611 people diverted from prison generate for a state in economic value?
How savvy defense attorneys can partner with community sentence analysts to ensure better outcomes for their clients
Where can costs be cut? How can increasing costs be prevented?
Can you trust research funded by an organization you disagree with politically?
Analysis of how prison reform in Mississippi has failed
How best to place people into jobs upon release from prison?
The pros and cons (no puns intended) of privatizing prisons.
It turns out the slavery is not entirely outlawed.
Determining causation in a system with a million variables is hard.
How and why are people of color overrepresented in the criminal justice system?
Why are so many people in prison for a crime they didn't commit? 90% of criminal cases never go to trial.
The secret to reforming criminal justice is to do it from the bottom up, in the communities where people live.
To begin, we ask, just what is the Criminal Justice "System" in the first place?