Will States Pay Attention to ‘Law and Order’ Rhetoric?

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As some states press ahead on sentencing reform, will President Donald Trump's "law and order" rhetoric discourage further action? This year, at least nine states will consider bills, including Arkansas, Georgia, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania.“We feel like those are moving forward strongly,” says Adam Gelb of the Pew Charitable Trusts Public Safety Performance Project, “and are not getting any sense that the election has suggested to people at the state level that there’s any need to return . . .

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