Joe Biden’s criminal justice legacy is more than just the 1994 Crime Bill

By Kent R. Kroeger (Source:, June 3, 2020)

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The 1994 Crime Bill in context

Did the 1994 Crime Bill work?

The US incarceration rate under state and federal jurisdiction per 100,000 population 1925–2008 (omits local jail inmates). Graph by Smallman12q (talk)

Timeline of total number of inmates in U.S. prisons and jails. From 1920 to 2008. War on Drugs (1971). Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 (mandatory minimum sentencing). Graph by The November Coalition.

Biden’s criminal justice record is more than the 1994 Crime Bill