Our criminal justice system is in need of reform.
Such systems cost the taxpayer too much, fails at rehabilitation, exacts a life-long toll on the incarcerated and does not yield corresponding societal benefits.
Of late, the political left and right have found common ground in advocating for change. This book is the product of a bipartisan coalition here in Connecticut of businesspeople, correctional professionals, legislators, judges, law enforcement professionals, lawyers, ministers and academics.
We believe there are systemic solutions capable of saving money, making us safer, and providing the incarcerated with a pathway toward reformation and reintegration while at the same time protecting the victim’s rights.
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“This book is required reading for anyone who believes in both justice and a healthy civic society.”
– Cheryl Greenberg
Distinguished Professor of History, Trinity College
“The Justice Imperative is excellent. . . . It should be required reading for all persons interested in the justice and correctional systems.”
– David Borden, Chairman,
The Sentencing Commission, retired State Supreme Court Judge
“For public policy makers, ‘The Justice Imperative’ is an essential guide for thoughtful, comprehensive and well-researched solutions to the seemingly intractable problem of over-incarceration in Connecticut and across America. I highly suggest it.”
– State Senator Douglas McCrory,