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'Sesame Street' creates first Muppet to have a parent in jail

Those friendly, fuzzy Muppets from “Sesame Street” have helped kids open up about all sorts of serious subjects, from hunger and divorce to military deployment.  But they’re now tackling a much more unexpected issue: incarceration.

A Conservative Case for Prison Reform

MANASSAS, Va. — CONSERVATIVES should recognize that the entire criminal justice system is another government spending program fraught with the issues that plague all government programs. Criminal justice should be subject to the same level of skepticism and scrutiny that we apply to any other government program.

Berman and Protass: A Saner Approach to Sentencing

'Mandatory minimum' laws need an overhaul. Congress is ready. Will the president make good on his promises?

Bipartison Bill would reduce prison overcrowding

It is recognized that many prisons in the United States are overcrowded and do not rehabilitate inmates.

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