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William R. Kelly Ph.D.
Attorney General Barr distorted the efforts of District Attorneys using evidence-based policies to diverting mentally ill and substance-using individuals.
U.S. drug policy is ineffective, counterproductive, and expensive. The evidence indicates an effective and efficient path forward by reducing demand.
The American criminal justice system is perhaps the greatest policy failure in U.S. history. We don't have to look very far to learn why.
The American criminal justice system is described as the "Ultimate Recidivism Machine." Here is how we begin to turn that around.
Policy makers have considered crime mainly a matter of making bad decisions. The evidence tells a much more complex story.
Why the war on drugs has been a dismal failure.
Wonder why the American criminal justice system is a dismal failure?
William R. Kelly, Ph.D., is a Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at the University of Texas at Austin.