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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Many individuals are sentenced without any due process of the law. 

      reasons why the mass incarceration is a thing and why many people are incarcerated in the us alone.

  2. Sep 2020
    1. thebest estimate of the impact of additional incarceration on crime in the United States today is zero. And, while that estimate is not certain, there is as much reason overall to believe that incarceration increasescrime as decreases it
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  5. Sep 2015
    1. Examining a sample of states, Neal found that from 1985 to 2000, the likelihood of a long prison sentence nearly doubled for drug possession, tripled for drug trafficking
  6. Jul 2015
    1. I am really interested in the possibilities, the prospect of bipartisan legislation around the criminal justice system -- something that I think directly speaks to some of the themes I mentioned on Friday. And we’ve seen some really interesting leadership from some unlikely Republican legislators very sincerely concerned about making progress there.