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Nancy Fishman

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Is America Engaged In A 'Vicious Cycle' Of Jailing The Poor?

A 2015 report by the Vera Institute of Justice finds that local jails have become a warehouse for people too poor to pay even low bail and for the mentally ill, creating a downward spiral for those who are confined as well as for their families and communities. A talk with the co-author of the report Nancy Fishman.


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