TITLE

HOW CONSERVATIVES LEARNED TO LOVE PRISON REFORM

AUTHOR(S)
Bauer, Shane
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Mother Jones;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article suggests that U.S. conservatives are changing their views on prisons and criminal justice reform as of April 2014. Topics include Republican Newt Gingrich's conservative agenda in the 1990's to place more U.S. citizens behind bars; the U.S.'s incarceration rate; budgets and funds for prisons; criminal policies and drug crimes; and taxpayers' money.
ACCESSION #
94412994

 

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