CJR Lessons from States

Bill Keller. July 2017. Since November, a kind of fatalistic cloud has settled over the campaign to reform the federal criminal justice system. With a law-and-order president, a tough-on-crime attorney general, and a Congress that has become even more polarized than it was in former President Barack Obama‚Äôs time, most reform advocates say any serious fixes to the federal system are unlikely. Read More…

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