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New Zealand's Recidivism-Focused Private Prison Contracts a Model for States

While criminal justice reform advocates have long looked to transform incarceration to an experience that leaves released prisoners capable of living a productive, crime-free life, state prisons in the U.S.—which house roughly 90% of all inmates—typically have high rates of recidivism. A 2014 Bureau of Justice Statistics report found over two–thirds

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