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Could Cash Incentives Lower Recidivism?

Paying NGOs for each week “they manage to keep formerly imprisoned persons in their charge alive and out of the criminal justice system” could help reduce America’s recidivism rates, says a senior research fellow at the American Institute of Economic Research.

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States Take Lead in Gun Violence Legislation

With a new wave of gun violence causing alarm across the nation, and no sign of congressional action in sight, several states have begun to prioritize firearms legislation. But while Americans overwhelmingly favor action, partisan gridlock prevents movement in many other states.

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For-Profit Immigration Jails Face Shutdown

Facing mounting public opposition, state legislatures are considering measures to shut down the privately run immigrant jails that were part of the dramatic expansion of the U.S. detention network and private prison industry under Trump but that have since fallen out of favor with the new administration.

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