Louisiana Is Trying to Fix Its Uniquely Terrible Justice System
April 18, 2017

“Cammie Maturin got involved trying to change Louisiana’s famously dysfunctional criminal justice system for two reasons. First, as a teacher, she was sick of seeing public schools short-changed while the state spent hundreds of millions in taxpayer money keeping the bloated prison system afloat. Second, she thinks that people can change and deserve a second chance, a philosophy glaringly absent in the only state that automatically denies any opportunity for parole in murder cases.”

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