Important Criminal Justice Hearings Coming Up in Senate

I've been hearing about this from one of our members who has a son in prison, and now it's been discussed in the Boston Globe: Sen. Jim Webb is holding hearings on October 4th dealing with the economic impact of incarceration. Webb crossed our radar screen last March when he remarked on George Stephanopoulos' program that mass incarceration is "tearing this country apart." Check out Life Sentence, a column published in the Globe Sunday by Christopher Shea, which uses the hearings as a hook to examine the issue and highlight works by some important scholars. There's a discussion taking place on the comment board too that you can join.
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I posted the contact information for all members of the Congressional Joint Economics Committee on a post about the hearing and the column "Life Sentence".U.S. Congress Jim Crow Economics Hearing October 4, 2007

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U.S. Congress Jim Crow Economics Hearing October 4, 2007
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