#CatoConnects: Prospects for Criminal Justice Reform

Featuring Adam Bates and Caleb O. Brown

Featuring Adam Bates (@adamtaylorbates), policy analyst, Cato Institute Project on Criminal Justice; Molly Gill (@mmgillwriter), government affairs counsel, Families Against Mandatory Minimums; moderated by Caleb O. Brown (@cobrown), director of multimedia, Cato Institute.

Efforts at criminal justice reform at the federal level have gained some traction and the Department of Justice is in the process of releasing some 6,000 federal inmates early. Still, the United States incarcerates more than two-million people in state and federal prisons.