The Illusion of Fighting Crime
The American Criminal Justice System both state and federal costs taxpayers almost 800 billion dollars every year, the largest percentage of that money goes to finance long prison sentences that offer no rehabilitation. Now, the practice of spending excessive amounts of tax dollars to over-sentence, instead of rehabilitating, American prisoners has begun to come under intense scrutiny. Recently, President Trump signed the "First Step Act" into law and has claimed that he is the Criminal Justice Reform leader. Democratic presidential candidates are going out of their way to make proposals for federal sentence reform, the news media are pushing and questioning prison and sentence reform like never before, and Freebird Publishers is doing their part, leading the way with books and publishing services that change the lives of prisoners forever.
On June 24, 2019, The Supreme Court of the United States took a step toward reducing some of the over-spending by invalidating an