Three Dozen States Have Enacted Some Justice Reform

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Over the last decade, 36 states have enacted some kind of criminal justice reform, eight of them more than once, Adam Gelb of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Public Safety Performance Project tells the American Bar Association Journal. Such reforms can be a struggle to get through legislatures, but they tend to win approval, even in “red” states like Louisiana, because they have bipartisan support. They bring together legislators with diverse . . .

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