The Presidential Politics of Prisoner Reentry Reform

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Beth A. Colgan

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Date Written: December 1, 2007

Abstract

This essay measures political rhetoric from the 2008 presidential election against rationales for prison reentry reform and describes how treating prisoners humanely during incarceration and ensuring a more successful transition upon reentry is directly tied to the core moral principles of each party's base.

Keywords: prison reentry

Suggested Citation

Colgan, Beth A., The Presidential Politics of Prisoner Reentry Reform (December 1, 2007). Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2304842 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2304842

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