Date of Submission
Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2016 Shelby S Lane
In recent years, criminal justice reform has become a hot-button issue in public policy realm. Public officials, academics, and activists alike have brought issues like police brutality, mandatory sentencing laws, and illicit drug policy to the forefront of the American political conversation. In an effort to contribute to this ongoing conversation, this thesis will explore three main topics within the criminal justice reform debate in the United States and provide potential solutions that policymakers can implement. The topics include illicit drug policy, mass-incarceration, and policing methods.
Lane, Shelby, "Recognizing the Flaws of the Emotive Regime: The Benefits of Pragmatic Criminal Justice Policies in the United States" (2016). CMC Senior Theses. 1313.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.