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Mass Incarceration: A Great Social Injustice - Huffington Post (blog)

Mass Incarceration: A Great Social Injustice - Huffington Post (blog) | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
Mass Incarceration: A Great Social Injustice
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Our nation's commitment to mass incarceration is an example. We incarcerate 2.3 million people in our country.
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One Cappuccino, Hold the Prison Labor

One Cappuccino, Hold the Prison Labor | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
As in turns out, Starbucks is guilty of using prison labor to keep those corporate profits maximized.
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Courts Overturn Three Capital Murder Cases

Courts Overturn Three Capital Murder Cases | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
One defendant acquitted, two sent back for possible retrials (Courts Overturn Three Texas Capital Murder Cases in One Day #cjreform #DeathPenalty http://t.co/zHXqmycEYl)...
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How Mass Incarceration Threatens Public Health

How Mass Incarceration Threatens Public Health | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
We have a problem, you know, and it's only getting worse. It doesn't strike us equally -- it's a problem that mostly affects young men, minorities, and people without high school diplomas.
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Magnifying injustice

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A damning statistic, familiar to those with even a minor interest in the drug boondoggle, comes early in The House I Live In: “Since 1971, the War on Drugs has cost over $1 trillion and resulted in more than 45 million arrests.
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Arizona Bill Would Allow Schools To Put Students In Solitary Confinement Rooms - CBS Las Vegas

Arizona Bill Would Allow Schools To Put Students In Solitary Confinement Rooms - CBS Las Vegas | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
House lawmakers are reviewing the legality of solitary confinement rooms for school children.
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Breaking the Addiction to Incarceration: Weekly Highlights (03/01/2013) - American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)

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Breaking the Addiction to Incarceration: Weekly Highlights (03/01/2013)
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Today, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world.
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Dealing With 'Root Causes' To Tackle Incarceration Rates | WEKU

Host Scott Simon talks with Jeffrey Beard, secretary of the California Department of Corrections, about high incarceration rates and the social effects.
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Breaking the Addiction to Incarceration: Weekly Highlights (02/22/2013) - American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)

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After Prison, A Second Chance To Be A Better Mother : NPR

After Prison, A Second Chance To Be A Better Mother : NPR | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
Today, Rowena Gore-Simmons runs a center for formerly incarcerated women. But Rowena once served time herself, when her now-teenage daughter was 4. While she was in prison, Rowena dedicated herself to being a better mother when she got out.
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Supreme Court: No-parole sentence thrown out in attack on parents in Yale - The Detroit News

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Supreme Court: No-parole sentence thrown out in attack on parents in Yale
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Convicted in 2011, Skinner appealed her automatic life sentence without parole based on a U.S.
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Exonerated Prisoners 2012: Found Innocent After Serving Time

Exonerated Prisoners 2012: Found Innocent After Serving Time | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
RT @mandy1beach: Exonerated Prisoners 2012: Found Innocent After Serving Time http://t.co/6iPvZtvGTF
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Old Behind Bars: The Aging Prison Population in the United States

Old Behind Bars: The Aging Prison Population in the United States | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
This report includes new data Human Rights Watch developed from a variety of federal and state sources that document dramatic increases in the number of older US prisoners.
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In lamenting the effects of mass incarceration of African-Americans, a ... - Capital New York

In lamenting the effects of mass incarceration of African-Americans, a ... - Capital New York | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
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One Cappuccino, Hold the Prison Labor

One Cappuccino, Hold the Prison Labor | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
As in turns out, Starbucks is guilty of using prison labor to keep those corporate profits maximized. (How @Starbucks exploited prison labor for profit.
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U.S. Judges Offer Addicts a Way to Avoid Prison

U.S. Judges Offer Addicts a Way to Avoid Prison | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
In federal courts in eight states including New York, “drug courts” for some defendants in nonviolent crimes have been embraced by a judiciary bristling at rigid sentencing guidelines.
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1 Day Late on Rent Can Land You in Jail? A Shockingly Draconian Renters Law (Hard Times USA)

1 Day Late on Rent Can Land You in Jail? A Shockingly Draconian Renters Law (Hard Times USA) | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
Progressive Democrats, progressives, liberals, global warming, transparent elections, economic and social justice (1 Day Late on Rent Can Land You in Jail?
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Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons | All Things Democrat

Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons | All Things Democrat | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons http://t.co/qSZXQtcN9C
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Mayor Landrieu faces tough political call on NOPD, jail reform

Mayor Landrieu faces tough political call on NOPD, jail reform | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
In his court battles with Sheriff Marlin Gusman and the U.S. Justice Department, Mayor Mitch Landrieu faces two unlovely political alternatives.
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Tennessee leads nation in reducing youth incarceration - Murfreesboro Post

Tennessee leads nation in reducing youth incarceration - Murfreesboro Post | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
Tennessee leads nation in reducing youth incarceration Murfreesboro Post Laura Speer, the Casey Foundation's associate director for policy and research, said the move to incarceration alternatives has come with no discernible decrease in public...
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Dealing With 'Root Causes' To Tackle Incarceration Rates - NPR

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Dealing With 'Root Causes' To Tackle Incarceration Rates
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Host Scott Simon talks with Jeffrey Beard, secretary of the California Department of Corrections, about high incarceration rates and the social effects they have on communities.
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Speak out against the death penalty

Speak out against the death penalty | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
No matter where you live, speak out against the death penalty by signing this open letter to Maryland state legislators urging them to vote for repeal in Maryland.
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Special Report: The Drug War's White Collar Era - Patch.com

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Special Report: The Drug War's White Collar Era Patch.com Such cases mark the dawn of a new era in the drug war in which police officers spend less time arranging undercover drug busts and more time pouring over corporate records and articles of...
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U.S. Gives Haiti the Gift of Prisons | Black Agenda Report

U.S. Gives Haiti the Gift of Prisons | Black Agenda Report | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
News, analysis and commentary from the black left.
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Zero tolerance: Young kids' suspensions renew debate - The Tand D.com

Zero tolerance: Young kids' suspensions renew debate - The Tand D.com | Criminal Justice Reform News Daily | Scoop.it
Zero tolerance: Young kids' suspensions renew debate The Tand D.com Conceived as a way to improve school security and maintain consistent discipline and order, zero tolerance was enshrined by a 1994 federal law that required states to mandate a...
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