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Reforming the Prison System

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Reforming the Prison System

Reforming the Prison System

Reforming the Prison System

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Ten years ago, few politicians would even think about releasing inmates early, closing prisons or softening up on sentencing laws. That was then, this is now. Join Neal Conan for a look at how states are reforming the criminal justice system to save money.

Guests:

Jon Ozmint
*Director of the South Carolina Department of Corrections

Stephen Green
*Assistant Secretary, External Affairs
*California Youth and Adult Correctional Agency

Ryan King
*Research Associate with The Sentencing Project

Bob McCulloch
*President-Elect of the National District Attorneys Association
*Prosecuting Attorney for Saint Louis County, MO.