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Restorative Justice Programs – An Alternative to State-Centered Punishment

In Louisiana, a man is serving life in prison for stealing three belts from a department store. This prison sentence could cost taxpayers a million dollars,

Employment Discrimination Against Returning Citizens

Anyone with a criminal record has known the anguish and frustration of trying to find a job upon release from imprisonment.

'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.

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