Evening The Scales Of Justice. Why Justice Reform Is Needed.

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Incarceration should never have been the only answer to dealing with criminality in America. The changes that have started in the country are actually overdue. Unfortunately, anything long overdue and being done to fit political reelection goals will work out poorly. While change is needed, and I’ve believed this for years, it should be tempered with wisdom. Wisdom, knowledge, and a…




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Jason Morton

Jason Morton

After spending 25 years in Law Enforcement and changing careers I am here to write about the things I see, things I know, and things I find curious. Be ready!

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