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Brennan Center for Justice (New York, NY)

What Caused the Crime Decline?

This report examines one of the nation’s least understood recent phenomena – the dramatic decline in crime nationwide over the past two decades.

Paying for Your Time: How Charging Inmates Fees Behind Bars May Violate the Excessive Fines Clause

This essay suggests that the implications of charging inmates for goods, services, and even their stay may violate the U.S. Constitution.

How New York City Reduced Mass Incarceration: A Model for Change?

This report examines interconnections between crime, the correctional population, and controversial police practices.

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