Guests: Marc A. Levin and Alison Holcomb
Recently, two “strange bedfellows,” the ACLU and Koch Industries, announced that they, along with other groups on both sides of the aisle, formed The Coalition for Public Safety, a group designed to tackle criminal justice reform. The deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, and growing questions about sentencing for drug crimes and high incarceration rates, have sparked a national conversation about criminal justice reform. In this hour of Radio Times, we hear from MARC LEVIN, policy director for Right on Crime of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, and ALISON HOLCOMB, the national director of the ACLU’s Campaign to End Mass Incarceration, about how conservatives and liberals can work together to enact a criminal justice overhaul through Congress and where they’ve found common ground.
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