Decarceration Strategies: How 5 States Achieved Substantial Prison Population Reductions examines the experience of five states – Connecticut, Michigan, Mississippi, Rhode Island, and South Carolina – that have achieved prison population reductions of 14 to 25 percent over the past decade. This produced a cumulative total of 23,646 fewer people in prison with no adverse effects on public safety.


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ALI Staff

The American Law Institute


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