On May 24, Tennessee governor Bill Lee signed two new justice reform bills into law. Both bills provide mechanisms to reduce jail and prison populations and recidivism. But whether or not these laws actually achieve these reductions is still largely up to the state's judges
In attempting to improve re-entry issues, Oklahoma is addressing an area of justice reform that often seems to get lost in the shuffle. As states around the country find ways to reduce prison populations, re-entry is an area of growing importance and urgency.