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    Felony Disenfranchisment

    Participants talked about whether convicted felons should be allowed to vote. Among the topics were differences in disenfranchisement practices in different states, methods used by…

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    African-Americans and the Criminal Justice System

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    Crime Prevention Oversight

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    The Drug War: The Cycle of Disparity

    The 30th annual CBC legislative conference was titled, “Judiciary Brain Trust: Two Million Incarcerated: Justice for a Community Under Siege.” Panelists discussed issues such as alternative…

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    Impact of Drug Laws

    Panelists talked about the impacts of strict federal drug laws on the African-American community, prison populations, and on race relations. Following their remarks they answered questions…

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    Black on Black Crime

    The participants talked about the trends and consequences of crime in the black community. They talked about quality of life for all citizens and rehabilitation of young men released from…

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    Crime Prevention and Local Partnerships

    During a forum on criminal justice and the recently passed crime bill, the panelists discussed additional legislative steps which might be taken on the national and local level to reduce crime.…

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    Alternatives to Incarceration

    The panelists discussed alternatives to incarceration, from the death penalty to service programs, within the larger issues of crime prevention and deterrence, especially regarding the…

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    Conference on Crime: Alternatives to Prison

    American University held a panel discussion on crime.

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    Crime Legislation

    The guests discussed the merits of a proposal which advocated life sentences for those convicted of three violent felonies. Topics included the history of the proposal and its specific…

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    Crime Legislation

    Witnesses testified before the Congressional Black Caucus about the issue of violence in the African-American community. They talked about the Federal Crime Bill, law enforcement,…

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    Crime Legislation

    Mark Mauer, the Executive Director of the Sentencing Project, and Paul McNulty, the Executive Director of the First Freedom Coalition, participated in a live call-in program. They spoke…

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    Racial Bias in Cocaine Laws

    Members of public policy and law enforcement organizations spoke in a forum on racial issues involved in the nation’s drug laws. The panelists discussed relative levels of arrests and…

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    Alternatives to the Criminal Justice System

    The convention sponsored by the 21st Century Commission on African-American Males sought to propose changes in American social policies to aid economically disadvantaged black males, who all too…

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    Problems of Black Males in U.S. Cities

    The committee heard testimony on elements of the American social environment that hinder black men from advancing socially and economically. Issues addressed included discrimination, crime,…

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    Crime and Justice

    During the first segment of the program, Ms. Hughes spoke on “Politics and the Death Penalty,” and Mr. Mauer spoke on “Young Black Men in the Criminal Justice System,” after which both speakers…

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    Jails, Prisons, and Drugs

    The panel discussed the question of crime and drugs in relation to young black men. Topics discussed included the amount of money spent on law enforcement verses crime prevention, and does…

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