Post Tagged with: "prison reform"

MEENA MORAR
Criminal justice experts said reform is necessary in the U.S. prison labor system.

Criminal Justice Experts Advocate Prison Labor Reforms

The prison labor system must be reformed to combat prison recidivism and include basic minimum wage rights, said a panel of ex-offenders and criminal justice experts at an event Tuesday. Criminal justice reform advocate Sekwan Merritt and journalist Chandra Bozelko spoke to the benefits of their jobs in prison. They[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Panelists discussed the need to reduce the power of prosecutors and increase the role of social platforms to reduce recidivism in prison reform in an event on Wednesday.

Panelists Advocate United Approach to Prison Reform

The obstacles to ending mass incarceration in the United States are numerous but not intractable, according to four panelists at the “How to End Mass Incarceration” panel in McShain Lounge on Wednesday. The event, sponsored by the Prisons and Justice Initiative, the Office of the Provost and the Department of[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DC Council Approves Juvenile Prison Reform

DC Council Approves Juvenile Prison Reform

The Washington, D.C. Council unanimously approved a first vote of the Comprehensive Youth Adjustment Act of 2016 on Oct. 11, which would institute reforms to D.C.’s criminal justice system for juveniles in detention centers, most of which focus on separating how the criminal justice system treats juvenile and adult criminal[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top