Is the "First Step Act" Real Reform?
The Marshall Project May 22, 2018 by Justin George
The First Step Act, which passed the House of Representatives Tuesday (May 22, 2018) has been a hot-button topic for Congress. It addresses the dire need for rehabilitative services in the federal prison system, proves there is strong bipartisan support for at least modest criminal justice reform and underscores a strategic debate that has split the Democratic Party.
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