Louisiana Could Reduce Inmates, Save $150M: Report

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Louisiana, a state with the world's highest incarceration rate, could shed 13 percent of its prison population and save $150 million in the process over the next 10 years, leaders of a criminal justice task force are announcing today, reports The Advocate. Reducing the prison population would require massive structural reforms -- some of which have already proven to be controversial -- which will . . .

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