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Criminal Justice Reform

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Jonathan says
Starting in 1994, crime rates have dropped. They reached 1950s levels in 2014. Despite this, the justice system continues to be punitive and agressive.

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Jonathan says
The US Bail-Bonds industry generates over $2B a year. However, those who are unable to bail themselves out are likely to lose their jobs and have other arrests

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Jonathan says
In 2016, an estimated 576,000 people (around 39% of total) were incarcerated without a public safety justification. Releasing them is estimated to save $ 20B/yr

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Emma says
Here's an article on elder recidivism with data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics: www.justicepolicy.org