Opposing Mass Incarceration Is ‘Trendy,’ but Can We Stop the Train of Piecemeal Reform?
June 3, 2016


“If we look back to the 2012 presidential election, the criminal legal system, much less mass incarceration, were not even on the list of issues to be debated. Though we still had 2.3 million people in prison and jail, it was a non-issue. Yet today candidates from Rand Paul to Bernie Sanders have condemned excessive levels of incarceration and overspending on criminal punishment, and have called for reform.”

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