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Bail Fail: Why the U.S. Should End the Practice of Using Money for Bail
- Melissa Neal, Justice Policy Institute, Sep 11, 2012
JPI's newest analysis shows that the practice of using money to decide release while awaiting trial unfairly impacts low-income communities.
Behind the Times: President Obama's FY2013 Budget
- Justice Policy Institute, Feb 16, 2012
Despite the fact that prison populations have fallen for the first time in 40 years, President Obama’s FY2013 budget released this week devotes more than $27 billion to prison and policing.
Gaming the System: How the Political Strategies of Private Prison Companies Promote Ineffective Incarceration Policies
- Paul Ashton, Justice Policy Institute, Jun 22, 2011
Report examining how private prison companies wield influence over legislators and policy, ultimately resulting in harsher criminal justice policies and the incarceration of more people.
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