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Articles by Aleks Kajstura

States Rush to End Prison Gerrymandering Before Districts Are Set For Another 10 years

by Aleks Kajstura, Legal Director, Prison Policy Initiative

In January, New Jersey became the 7th state to end prison gerrymandering – the practice of using incarcerated people to inflate the population of rural districts. That marks a milestone for criminal justice policy and democracy: over 25% of US residents ...