The Marshall Project: What Does Trump's Victory Mean for Criminal Justice Reform?
Date:  11-09-2016

Critics fear Trump will undermine many of the progressive, bi-partisan supported, reforms now in place
Via The Marshall Project

Law and order trumps reform. With the sweep of a pen, President Donald Trump can undo many of the criminal justice initiatives heralded by the Obama administration, from tighter background checks on gun purchases to limitations on solitary confinement to restrictions on private prisons. And his new attorney general — Rudy Giuliani has been mentioned as a candidate — can undermine or help reverse the sentencing reform the White House and a bipartisan coalition on Capitol Hill has pushed. Here is a first look at what lies ahead. Read more >>