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Trends in U.S. Corrections

March 07, 2017
The Sentencing Project's key fact sheet provides a compilation of major developments in the criminal justice system over the past several decades.

This fact sheet, updated March 2017, provides a compilation of key developments in the criminal justice system over the past several decades.

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March 16, 2017

Immigration and Public Safety

Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Ph.D. and Josh Rovner
Immigrants—regardless of legal status—commit crimes at lower rates than native-born citizens. Survey of key research concludes that policies further restricting immigration are ineffective crime-control strategies.
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Race & Justice News: Bail Reform in New Jersey, Maryland, and Illinois
March 13, 2017

Race & Justice News: Bail Reform in New Jersey, Maryland, and Illinois

State reports reveal cash bail disproportionately impacts poor and minority defendants, Homeland Security expands federal immigration enforcement, and more in our latest Race and Justice News.