Debating Criminal Justice Reforms to Improve Rehabilitation and Lower Recidivism

The growing number of calls to address prison overcrowding and poor conditions continue to intensify. Jeffrey Brown of PBS NewsHour recently led a debate on the shifting perceptions of the criminal justice system from Bill McCollum, former attorney general of Florida, Bryan Stevenson of Equal Justice Initiative, and Pat Nolan of the American Conservative Union Foundation. With the goal of determining if the ground is shifting on criminal justice issues, what does Brown discover in this panel discussion?

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