Nov 25, 2015

Is overcriminalization reform a solution in search of a problem?: Jarvis DeBerry |

At "Advancing Justice 2015," a conference hosted in New Orleans this month by the Charles Koch Institute, I listened to a panel discussion called "Protecting the Innocent in the Age of Overcriminalization." When I think of innocents and overcriminalization, I think of the history of the Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office rigging trials to send defendants to prison. Or I think of 1999...

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