Via: Daily Bail
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Stats come from the following sources:
- Number of people behind bars
- Proportion in for nonviolent offenses
- Cost of justice system in 1982 vs. 2007
This video was done in partnership with the ACLU, Equal Justice Initiative, All of Us or None, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, NAACP, A New Way of Life, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, Justice Policy Institute, Drug Policy Alliance, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, the United Methodist Church, Justice Fellowship, and Partnership for and Justice.
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