Half of States Have Increased Prison Counts Since 2009

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Some reports of progress towards ending mass incarceration have been greatly exaggerated, reports Priceonomics. It is true that that since 2009, there has been a small decline in the prison population. Yet in large swaths of the nation, the prison population continues to rise. Since 2009, about half of the states have increased their prison populations. Most of the reduction we've seen in the national . . .

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