Does Community Supervision Have a Future?

Only if states and counties start making radical changes to how they deal with the four million Americans currently on probation or parole, says a panel of experts at John Jay College. One idea: a probation officer as “coach.”

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Meek Mill Launches $50 Million Crusade for Justice

The hip-hop superstar may be the most famous American caught in a byzantine system of probation and parole that can send former incarcerees back to prison for “technical offenses.” With support from wealthy friends in the sports, finance and entertainment worlds, he’s now spearheading a movement to develop alternatives.