A comparative analysis of U.S. Prison Population Trends 1999-2014 reveals broad variation in nationwide incarceration trends across states.
This briefing paper provides an overview of racial disparities in the criminal justice system and a framework for remedying these disparities.
This report establishes that skewed racial perceptions of crime have bolstered harsh and biased criminal justice policies.
Three states – New York, NewJersey, and California – have achieved prison population reductions in the range of 25%. They have also seen their crime rates generally decline at a faster pace than the national average.