Reverend Charles Boyer

The Ultimate Paradox: NJ Leads the Nation in Reducing Its Prison Population While Also Having the Worst Racial Disparities in the Country

Last month, The Sentencing Project released a fact sheet on U.S. prison population trends between 1999 and 2015. New Jersey is at the top of the list for having achieved the greatest reduction in our prison population in the country—a 35 percent decline since 1999.

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