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Hard time gets a hard look

On a recent afternoon Vincent Schiraldi watched students file out of a Harvard classroom. Then he made an incisive comparison.

“If you think about it, this age cohort of 18- to 25-year-olds — what most of the people in the room are — is pretty much the entrance-age cohort for prisons, too,” said Schiraldi, who worked for years in criminal justice before arriving in Cambridge last year to head the… 1.187 altre parole

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For President Trump, the road ahead

After a grueling 18-month election that shattered conventional wisdom and longstanding norms of civility and fair play, Republican businessman Donald Trump has defeated Hillary Clinton and will become the 45th president of the United States. 3.441 altre parole

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Advice for the next president

The divisive 2016 U.S. presidential election has debased and damaged the nation’s political system and has allies and adversaries alike seeing a weakened United States, a development that has prompted great international uncertainty that the next president will need to undo, says… 1.357 altre parole

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Less crime, and fewer incarcerations

Overflowing prison populations and high rates of violent crime once made New York City a metaphor for the urban decay confronting America’s cities. But over the last two decades crime in the nation’s largest city has declined steeply, with murders plummeting from 2,200 in 1990 to 350 in 2015. 902 altre parole

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Youth justice study finds prison counterproductive

A new report, published by Harvard Kennedy School’s Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management (PCJ) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), documents ineffectiveness, endemic abuses, and high costs in youth prisons throughout the country. 494 altre parole

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The unchanging election

No, it’s not your imagination. Even political professionals agree that this presidential election has been remarkable only in how truly stomach-churning it is.

“What has surprised me most about this election is how much it has been a race to the bottom,” veteran public opinion analyst Peter D. 775 altre parole

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Impact of the nation’s first black president

As Barack Obama’s historic presidency winds down, scholars are beginning the complicated undertaking of assessing the impact of the nation’s first black president.

Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) convened analysts, practitioners, and activists this week for a two-day… 775 altre parole

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