At a forum on criminal justice Wednesday, Jan. 19, in Madison, Wis., democratic candidates for governor called for sweeping criminal justice reform, including an end to a defective process called crimeless revocation. This process puts people who have been released from prison back behind bars even when they have not broken the law. It causes people struggling to reintegrate into society to lose any progress they’ve made as they work to establish stable housing, jobs and family connections.

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