prison reform

Lansing Watchdog: Marching Toward Smart Justice

Lansing Watchdog: Marching Toward Smart Justice

2016-03-07 00:00:00

ACLU at the Michigan Capitol – March 7, 2016

Google "mass incarceration" and you get seemingly countless hits. Our massive prison population is the issue occupying the focus of state legislatures across the country, driving complicated and multi-faceted campaigns to reduce the percentage of state budgets that go toward locking up way too many citizens for way too long.

ACLU of Michigan Launches ‘Fair Justice, Smart Justice’ Project to Reduce State’s Prison Population, Increase Sentencing Alternatives

ACLU of Michigan Launches ‘Fair Justice, Smart Justice’ Project to Reduce State’s Prison Population, Increase Sentencing Alternatives

2016-01-15 00:00:00

LANSING--The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today announced the launch of a new project aimed at reducing the state’s incarceration rate, which is 31 percent higher than the Midwest average.

Through legislative advocacy and public education, the Fair Justice/Smart Justice Michigan campaign will focus on:

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LANSING--The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today announced the launch of a new project aimed at reducing the state’s incarceration rate, which is...
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