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Justice Reinvestment

Louisiana takes
historic step 

In 2017 bipartisan lawmakers and a diverse coalition of advocates overhauled the state’s criminal justice system.

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JUSTICE 
REINVESTMENT WORKS

In 2017, Louisiana adopted criminal justice reforms that are already reducing our prison population, saving money, and making Louisianans safer. We know justice reinvestment works. We need your help to finish the job.

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Life in Louisiana

People aging in prison seek a second chance

More than 4,700 people are serving life without parole in Louisiana. That’s more than the number of people serving life without parole in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas – combined.

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Habitual Offender Statute

Louisiana’s Habitual Offender Statute is a major contributor to the state’s notoriously high incarceration rate.

Life in Louisiana

More than 4,700 people are serving life without parole in Louisiana.

JUSTICE REINVESTMENT WORKS

Since passing justice reinvestment policies in 2017, Louisiana’s prison population has dropped by 7.6 percent, and the state has saved more than $12 million. There is more work to do.

We need your help to finish the job.

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We seek a society with equal opportunity, fair treatment, and justice for all.

LPA is a diverse statewide coalition committed to reducing Louisiana’s imprisonment rate, the second highest in the world.

What can you do to help?

Help reduce Louisiana's incarceration rate.

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We need your help to continue improving Louisiana’s broken criminal justice system.

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Ask your elected officials to support justice reform. Too much is at stake.

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