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Federal Drug Sentencing Laws Bring High Cost, Low Return

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A report from the Pew Charitable Trusts reviewing the history of the Federal sentencing laws past in the 1990s and 1980s: these laws have neither decreased drug use nor recidivism. Read more...

No Escaping Medical Copayments, Even in Prison

In an article from the Pew Charitable Trust, the president of COCHS, Steve Rosenberg states that charging inmates a copayment for medical services is counter to one of the chief ambitions of health reform under the Affordable Care Act: preventive care, which can forestall worsening medical conditions and costlier treatments in the long run. Read more...