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"As a Sheriff, I Know That Jail is Not Always the Answer"

In this opinion piece, Charleston County, S.C. sheriff Al Cannon Jr. discusses alternatives to incarceration that can improve outcomes for individuals, families, and communities. Read More
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Growing Support for Criminal Justice Reform

A growing majority of voters supports sentencing reform and other criminal justice reform measures, according to an ongoing tracking poll by the MacArthur-supported Coalition for Public Safety. Read More
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Illinois Bans Indiscriminate Shackling of Juveniles in Court

Juvenile justice advocates argue that the use of ankle, wrist, and other restraints in courtrooms deprives young people of a fair trial by creating bias, while traumatizing them and their families. Read More