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January 16, 2018

"A Smarter Approach to Federal Assistance with State-Level Criminal Justice Reform"

The title of this post is the title of this notable new paper authored by John Pfaff for the American Enterprise Institute. Here is its abstract:

This brief explains how Congress and the president can best help reduce our country’s outsized reliance on imprisonment, a goal with rare, widespread bipartisan support.  Successful interventions will need to target issues that previous efforts have overlooked or ignored, and they will need to take better account of the haphazard ways that costs, benefits, and responsibilities are fractured across city, county, state, and federal governments.  If designed properly, however, federal efforts could play an important role in pushing our criminal justice system to adopt more efficient, as well as more humane, approaches to managing and reducing crime.

January 16, 2018 at 11:14 PM | Permalink


Sounds great, but with Sessions and Trump in control gonna be a tough sell.

If they can get to Kushner and/or his daughter, could be a slam dunk.

Posted by: MidWestGuy | Jan 17, 2018 12:40:05 AM

Nice re-entry story. If black, if female, a conviction for a sex offense is not an impediment to becoming a college President.


Posted by: David Behar | Jan 17, 2018 4:58:59 AM

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