What U.S. Prison Population Looked Like In the 50s

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Commenting on our story yesterday on a charge by Karol Mason, new president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is moving the clock back on criminal justice issues to the 1950s, Ohio State University law Prof. Douglas Berman in his Sentencing Law and Policy blog says the remark "provided an appropriate moment to remind everyone how much less the U.S. relied on imprisonment in the 1950s . . .

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