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David Onek for San Francisco D.A.

Jonathan Simon, professor of law | November 7, 2011

California’s dramatic pivot toward giving counties primary responsibility for punishment over a wide swath of persons convicted of felonies, a policy known as realignment, is the most important move toward dismantling mass incarceration in this state in forty years. As I have argued here before, there is both great promise and peril in this experiment. … Continue reading »