State kicks-off criminal justice review

CommonWealth Magazine reports on the initial meeting of the Working Group formed by state leaders to partner with the Council of State Government’s Justice Center to conduct an independent policy review of the Commonwealth’s criminal justice system and provide reform recommendations. The article focuses on the data-driven approach being taken as the “Council’s Justice Center laid out the scope of the review and some baseline data on the state’s criminal justice system.” Senator Brownsberger is legislative co-chair of the Working Group. The presentation given by the Council at the meeting can be found at this post.