The Justice Department just unveiled new prison reforms. But the Trump administration might scrap them
The Washington Post
November 30, 2016

“The Justice Department on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping set of changes to the federal prison system — creating what it termed a ‘school district’ for inmates, agreeing to pay for every inmate to get a birth certificate and state ID card, and mandating new standards for privately-run halfway houses.

“Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch lauded the changes as ‘critical’ ways to help those leaving prison adjust to life in the outside world. But, like many criminal justice overhaul efforts, they might be short-lived under the Trump administration.”

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