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Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech to the American Bar Association last week was welcome, and long overdue. He noted that the United States is the world’s leading jailer. We have five percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of the world’s incarcerated population.< Continue reading

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The extensive use of supermax confinement in the United States prison system violates basic human rights and is in need of reform, argues a report issued by the New York City Bar Association. < Continue reading

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