Louisiana criminal justice reform

September 4, 2019

First-Year Findings from Louisiana’s Justice Reinvestment Initiative

The first full-year report on the Louisiana Justice Reinvestment Package shows the legislation, passed in 2017 to address sentencing laws and reentry programming, has already made significant impacts—even surpassing initial outcome projections. Noteworthy data findings include a reduction in sentencing length, a decrease in overall prison population and a drop […]