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Mass Incarceration in Middle America

September 16, 2016
Criminal justice reform is reducing prison populations in big America cities. But in some suburbs and rural communities, prison populations are actually growing.

Criminal justice reform is reducing prison populations in big America cities. But in some suburbs and rural communities, prison populations are actually growing. Marc Mauer appeared on PRI’s To the Point to discuss these trends and the sentencing laws and other policies and practices behind them. Other guests included Josh Keller of the New York Times, Aaron Negangard of  theDistrict Attorney’s Office of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, and Lisa Roberts of the Scioto County Drug Free Communities Support Program.

Listen to the interview on KCRW here.

 
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