U.S. Prison Populations Decline, Reflecting New Approach to Crime

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/26/us/us-prison-populations-decline-reflecting-new-approach-to-crime.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tightened state budgets, plummeting crime rates, changes in sentencing laws and shifts in public opinion have helped contribute to the biggest decline in the nation’s history.

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