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The Widening Rural-Urban Divide in Criminal Justice

Media reports on criminal justice often relate exclusively to urban areas. But policymakers need to turn their attention to rural communities, where long distances can make it more difficult to access justice, writes the chief of policy innovation for Right on Crime.

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‘Cultural Healing’ and the Search for Justice in Tribal Lands

For justice-involved members of the Chippewa nation in northern Minnesota, the judicial system has failed to tackle the “historical traumas” that have mired them in substance abuse and other ills. But tribal and state authorities are collaborating on a plan to apply traditional tribal notions of restorative justice to their needs.

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