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The Dangers of Evidence-Based Sentencing

At the GovLab we are big proponents of evidence-based decision making. However, if the evidence is insufficient, or if it is applied incorrectly, these decisions can have very harming effects. In the US, African Americans represent 13% of the population yet represent 37% of the prison population. Sixty percent (60%)¬†of black male high school dropouts […]

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