Category: Louisiana

As Louisiana Eyes Criminal Justice Reform, Battle Lines Drawn over Growing Number of Long-Serving Inmates

The Advocate By Bryn Stole and John Simerman A thorny reality confronts Louisiana lawmakers as they begin to consider a series of measures designed to hack away at the nation’s highest incarceration rate. The inmates with the biggest impact on the prison population, according to state data, may also be the bloodiest. Though much of …

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