Thursday, October 2, 2014

Getting it Right on Crime - Podcast

Practice Group Podcast with Marc A. Levin and Pat Nolan
"Until recently prisons have been the sacred cows in state budgets. They are the second fastest growing item in state budgets, second only to Medicaid. Conservative leaders in several states have enacted reforms that have saved billions by reserving costly prison beds for violent offenders, while punishing non-violent offenders in community programs, without increasing their crime rates. Do these reforms provide a roadmap for other states and the federal government?"