Mass incarceration has become a hot button topic recently. The United States, reportedly, has the highest prison population in the world. Some think that the U.S has the highest prison population per capita of any country in the history of the world. How did this happen? Many reasons, of course. From stricter drug laws and the war on drugs to shifting criminal codes, the result has been a ballooning of the prison population.

One judge wants to see that stopped. Judge Raymond J. Dearie of Brooklyn’s Eastern district said as much in a speech to his constituents. It’s an interesting time for judges all over the country. But one this is for sure, mass incarceration must be curtailed.

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