David Dagan outlines the GOP’s journey from being “tough on crime” to embracing prison reform. Despite falling crime rates, the party could only change from the inside - with key Republicans leading the way after experiencing prison for themselves.
For more on this topic
- Read his two-page brief or his book, Prison Break: Why Conservatives Turned Against Mass Incarceration with Professor Steven M. Teles.
- Check out his article in Vox, Why Criminal Justice Reform Isn't Dead Yet.