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November 9, 2016
Effective Marshall Project takes on Election 2016 and criminal justice now and in the future ... UPDATE: and another set of views via Crime & Consequences
The folks at The Marshall Project have four new articles that review and assess what this Election cycle says and suggests about the state and fate of criminal justice issues throughout the United States. Here are links to these pieces:
- The States Where Voters Decided to Give Criminal Justice Reform a Try
UPDATE: For another informed and diverse perspective on criminal justice reform stories, I always check daily Crime & Consequences in addition to The Marshall Project. Here are some of the early Election 2016 reaction posts from various folks at C&C:
November 9, 2016 at 09:04 AM | Permalink
I suspect this election could be best explained by anti-media anger, a blame the messenger revolt. About every California newspaper called for abolition of the death penalty. About every national and California paper was a against Trump. The result was the opposite. Not only did DP abolition Prop 62 fail in California, the probably unconstitutional Prop 66 that claims to speed up executions passed and will probably clog death row further.
What is going on?
Posted by: George | Nov 9, 2016 5:23:45 PM