We Should Cut Prison Sentences in Half

For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.Would you like to end mass incarceration? There’s an easy way to do it: cut every sentence, for every crime, in half.
This doesn’t solve all our problems, of course, but it would be a great start. It would cut the prison population by a ton and would have approximately zero negative effects. Who’s with me?

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