Marc Levin

Right on Crime

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Policy director for Right on Crime and director of the Center for Effective Criminal Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation

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After decades, America’s draconian crackdown on crime isn’t working. Even most conservatives agree with liberals that it’s worse than a waste of money.

Trump Sees ‘Bipartisanship’ on Criminal Justice Reform

After decades, America’s draconian crackdown on crime isn’t working. Even most conservatives agree with liberals that it’s worse than a waste of money.

from To the Point

Some 88,000 inmates of state and federal prisons are in some form of solitary confinement, although it’s not called by its real name.

Solitary Confinement and Prison Reform

Some 88,000 inmates of state and federal prisons are in some form of solitary confinement, although it’s not called by its real name.

from To the Point

The US population has risen by one-third since 1980. At the same time, the federal prison population has risen 800% -- and there's little to show for a lot of taxpayer money.

The Drug War, Federal Prisons — and Bipartisanship

The US population has risen by one-third since 1980. At the same time, the federal prison population has risen 800% -- and there's little to show for a lot of taxpayer money.

from To the Point

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