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Marc Mauer

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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

Marc Mauer on KCRW

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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During the crime wave of the 1990's, Congress imposed mandatory minimum sentences for many crimes — on the grounds that locking up inmates and throwing away the key would make America…

Getting Less Tough on Crime without Going Soft

During the crime wave of the 1990's, Congress imposed mandatory minimum sentences for many crimes — on the grounds that locking up inmates and throwing away the key would make America…

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The full story of the  Trayvon Martin case  may never be known, but it's raising important questions about America's justice system.

Racial Bias and America's Mass Incarceration

The full story of the Trayvon Martin case may never be known, but it's raising important questions about America's justice system.

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