Will Fear of Crime Dampen Support for Ending Mass Incarceration?

America’s high incarceration rates have emerged as a hot political issue, but the supposed shift in public attitudes towards punishment may be “overstated,” warns a University of Illinois law professor. Andrew Leipold argues we should lower our expectations about what’s possible to achieve in the short term, while applying pressure on prosecutors to recognize their role in driving high prison numbers.

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Concealed handgun permit holder in DC shoots robber

Here is a picture of the bus stop where the attempted robbery occurred on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019. From the Washington Post:

Police said the wounded man and a second suspect have been charged with assault with intent to commit robbery. They were identified as Nigel Pulliam, 26, and Keith Lamont Blue, also 26.

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