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Please join AEI for a conversation with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) on criminal justice reform in 2018.

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Over 75 percent of released prisoners will be behind bars again within five years. The First Step Act would help prisoners reintegrate.

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Improving the way our laws are applied, enforced and adjudicated in fragile communities is an important goal, worthy of our most spirited pursuit over the long term.

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prisoner education employment

Research has shown that education and employment programming for prisoners improves postprison employment and delivers a positive return on investment.

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AEI’s John Yoo discusses the recent accusations that James Comey leaked information to the media.

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Disability advocacy in turn can touch all areas of public life including entertainment, state government and the Criminal justice system.

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Policymakers should know that postsecondary education makes sense however you look at it. There is a return on investment in numerous ways: filling jobs that support the economy, reducing recidivism, and stopping the cycle of incarceration.

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In 1994, the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act barred American prisoners from receiving Pell Grants. As a result, the College Program at San Quentin was founded. Today, Jody Lewen is the Executive Director of the program, and she talks about her work in prison education with Gerard Robinson from the Center for Advancing Opportunity.

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In Banter’s third installment of the “Bridging the Dignity Divide” series, AEI Resident Fellow Gerard Robinson once again takes over as guest host and is joined by Grant Duwe of the Minnesota Department of Corrections to discuss prison education and evidence-based criminal justice reform.

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In Banter’s second installment of the “Bridging the Dignity Divide” series, AEI Resident Fellow Gerard Robinson takes over as guest host to talk prison education reform with Renita Seabrook and Ames Grawert.

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Please join us at AEI for a research conference on an upcoming edited volume on the history, promise, and future of prison education and reentry programs in the United States.

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Standard police training — to issue commands, and when they are not followed, to push harder and more aggressively — may work in other circumstances, but is exactly wrong for situations involving people with mental illnesses or developmental disorders.

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