Reforming the Prison System 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.
NPR logo

Reforming the Prison System

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1247003/1247004" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Reforming the Prison System

Reforming the Prison System

Reforming the Prison System

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1247003/1247004" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

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.