Will Tough-on-Crime Policies Return to the Criminal Justice System?

The war on drugs and heavy-handed approaches have led to a mass incarceration crisis in the United States, the country with the world’s largest incarcerated population. What is the cost of mass incarceration for Latino families and neighborhoods? And what will happen to the reform initiatives that gained momentum in many states now that Washington is once again preaching tough-on-crime tactics? News Director Samuel Orozco discusses these questions and more with Juan Cartagena, the president of Latino Justice and the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund in New York.
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