Criminal Justice Reform, Politics, and Forging a Way Forward

Criminal justice reform has been a rare area of bipartisan agreement in recent years, with leaders from both sides of the aisle and a broad coalition of seemingly unlikely partners committed to fixing the system. However, recent federal action has reversed course on sentencing reform, which is seen by many as central to any meaningful change. What has to happen in 2018 and beyond, nationally and at the state level, to build and nurture a productive and viable system that lives up to our Constitution’s standards of justice and equality?

Festival: 2018

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

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