DOJ aims to release 6,000 nonviolent drug offenders

Aired: 10/6/2015 | 0:05:17 | Clip
The Justice Department announced a plan for the largest ever one-time release of federal prisoners. Jeffrey Brown speaks to Maurice Chammah of The Marshall Project about the decision to set free some 6,000 inmates, part of a broader push to provide relief to individuals hit with harsh sentences and to reduce overcrowded prisons.