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Committee on Law and Justice
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Media Coverage
Incarceration cover The Growth of Incarceration in the United States:
Exploring Causes and Consequences

The Many Causes of America's Decline in Crime
The Atlantic (February 11, 2015)
In a Safer Age, U.S. Rethinks Its "Tough on Crime" System
The New York Times (January 13, 2015)
Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics
NPR (January 7, 2015)
Listen to the Story
Protests shine light on deeper issues with modern justice
The Boston Globe (December 16, 2014)
Guest Opinion: America's morally adrift prison policies
The Herald News (December 9, 2014)
State Lawmakers Want to Look at Alternatives for Non-Violent Offenders
Eyewitness News KOB4 (November 7, 2014)
Democrats and Republicans unite in calls to rebuild brutal US penal system
Economy Watch (October 22, 2014)
The Growth of Incarceration
Chicago Tonight (October 14, 2014)
On America's Front Lines
The New York Review of Books (October 9 2014)
Holder: "We Can't Incarcerate Our Way to Public Safety"
The Crime Report (September 24, 2014)
More Prisoners, More Problems: Mass Incarceration Climbs Again
Texas Observer (September 16, 2014)
20 Years Later, Parts of Major Crime Bill Viewed as Terrible Mistake
NPR (September 12, 2014)
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Attorney General Eric Holder on Crime Reduction
C-SPAN (May 5, 2014)
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End Mass Incarceration Now
New York Time Op-Ed (May 24, 2014)
Report: US prison rates an 'injustice'
BBC News (May 2, 2014)
How a national spike in incarceation affect crime, cost and communities
PBS NewsHour (May 1, 2014)
The meteoric, costly, and unprecendeted rise of incarceration in America
Washington Post (April 30, 2014)

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