Democratic Leadership Is Missing In Action on Mass Incarceration
Brennan Center for Justice
May 31, 2016

“Even though it now looks like Americans will be deprived the drama of a contested Republican convention, the gathering in Cleveland could hold at least one surprise.

“The Republicans are set to vote on an RNC resolution to reduce mass incarceration. The measure asks for ‘reforms for nonviolent offenders at the state and federal level’ and urges ‘state legislators and Congress to … provide substance abuse treatment to addicts, emphasize work and education, and implement policies that cut costs while obtaining better outcomes.’”

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