Jun 22, 2017
Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructed federal prosecutors to pursue maximum punishments lawfully possible in all criminal cases. The directive represents a rollback of Obama-era reforms that had been in place since 2013. The US has 5% of the world’s population but 25% of the world’s prison population. How did we get here and what’s the best way to reform our criminal justice system? We discuss in today’s episode.