Pew Charitable Trusts, "Behind the rise and fall of Philadelphia's prison population"

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Robin Campbell
(212) 376-3172
rcampbell@vera.org

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Michael Jacobson
Aug 4 2010

The Pew Charitable Trusts hosted a panel discussion about the findings of its report, Philadelphia’s Crowded, Costly Jails: The Search for Safe Solutions. Michael Jacobson, Vera's director, spoke on the panel about what reforms Philadelphia's criminal justice system could implement to reduce its costs and improve public safety.