Dear Sen. Cotton, America does not have an ‘under-incarceration’ problem
The Eagle
May 27, 2016

“Our criminal justice system is broken. We regularly send people to jail for unnecessarily long periods of time for nonviolent, largely drug related, crimes. These sentences cause lasting damage even after a prisoner is released. In particular, young Americans who have any type of criminal history, no matter how minor, often face difficulties finding jobs, thus encouraging them to turn back to those same crimes that put them in jail in the first place. Enter the criminal justice reform movement, whose solitary goal is to properly punish criminals and show them a clear path to rehabilitation and reintegration into society.”

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