First of, Prison reforms were recommended by both sides in different forms for a while now, and there were also...
First of, Prison reforms were recommended by both sides in different forms for a while now, and there were also extensive work done by various researchers around the country.
Many of the recommendations put forth here have been in discussion for a long time.
It is sorry to see that a family affair is resulting in giving undue credit to one person, and undermining the efforts of so many others. That is the sorry state of affairs for a "leading topnotch" democracy.
It has reached a point where other countries around the globe are shocked by the high incarceration rates in supposedly the most "fairness-loving" country.
It is just a matter of time before appropriate action will be taken, due to efforts of so many, and not due to one person or family.
As we presented before, it can start with the saying "Prevention is better than Cure", by decreasing the high school drop out rates, and by offering right and relevant education.
With more than 70% of the prisoners being high school dropouts in US, it could help on many fronts.