A Plan To Cut Louisiana’s World-Leading Incarceration Rate

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A new set of suggestions to change Louisiana's prison and sentencing laws could save taxpayers $305 million over the next 10 years and reduce the state's prison population by 13 percent, about 4,800 inmates, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The ideas are included in a draft report compiled by the staff of Gov. John Bel Edwards' advisory task force on reducing the . . .

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