RWU mass incarceration forum leads to updated probation, parole laws

It was “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” by Michelle Alexander, that led Judith Savage to build a forum on mass incarceration at Roger Williams University. The forum would lead more than two years later to the reformation of seven state probation and parole laws. “We’ve attached faces to crime,…

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