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New guidelines for smart decarceration offer concrete strategies for policymakers

May 3, 2017

“As the era of mass incarceration appears to be coming to an end, promoting smart decaraceration in the United States requires deliberate action,” said Pettus-Davis, assistant professor and director of the Institute for Advancing Justice Research and Innovation. Pettus-Davis is co-author of “Guideposts for the Era of Smart Decarceration: Smart Decarceration Strategies for Practitioners, Advocates, Reformers, and Researchers,” along with Matthew Epperson of the University of Chicago and Annie Grier, project manager at the Brown School’s Center for Social Development.

Source: https://source.wustl.edu/2017/05/smart-decarceration-can-help-shrink-sprawling-american-prison-system/

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