California Should Regain Its Lead in Setting National Trends and Stop Building New Prisons and Jails

This piece was originally published by the California Progress Report on 9/28/11. By Emily Harris and Isaac Ontiveros Across the country, headlines show a new trend of nationwide prison closure. A recent report by the Sentencing Project notes that, to date, 13 states in the US have closed or are considering closing some of their … Read more