Marc Mauer

Sentencing Project

Guest

Executive Director of the Sentencing Project, a national nonprofit organization in Washington, DC engaged in research and advocacy on criminal justice policy; author of Race to Incarcerate and co-editor of Invisible Punishment: The Collateral Consequences of Mass Imprisonment

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Prison reform is reducing inmate populations from big America cities — but, in many suburbs and rural communities, it's just the reverse.

Mass incarceration in middle America

Prison reform is reducing inmate populations from big America cities — but, in many suburbs and rural communities, it's just the reverse.

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