‘Tough on crime’ used to win votes. Now it’s all about criminal justice reform

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This article looks at tough on crime smear campaigns and a new trend in gallop polls for criminal justice reform.  What is to be gained from a tough on crime campaign? Haggerty and Rizer argue nothing and politicians have little to lose when campaigning for the reduction of the incarcerated population.

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