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Law and Order Series, Part IV: Life After Prison

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Law and Order Series, Part IV: Life After Prison

Law and Order Series, Part IV: Life After Prison

Law and Order Series, Part IV: Life After Prison

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More than half a million Americans will leave prison this year. Statistics suggest that many will return. Nobody wants them to fail, but what are we prepared to do to help them succeed? Join host Neal Conan to discuss the road back from prison.

Guests:

Joan Petersilia
*Author, When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Re-entry

David Berger
*Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County
*Lancaster Community Prosecutor

Roxanne Lieb
*Director of the Washington State Institute for Public Policy, a non-partisan group that studies the impact of state laws