Sentencing Reform

Today, almost one in 100 people are incarcerated in the United States. America’s prison population, which has increased by five hundred percent over the past thirty years, is the largest in the world. For over a quarter of a century mandatory minimum sentences have resulted in harsh punishments which often do not fit the crime, have racially discriminatory outcomes, increase overcrowding and exacerbate prison costs.

 

Recent news on Sentencing Reform

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Daly News
May 23, 2019

Joe Biden, Cory Booker, the 1994 Crime Bill and the future: How to unwind American mass incarceration
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essence.com
May 18, 2019

Buried Alive Project and Decarceration Collective: Two Attorneys Join Forces To Pick The Locks On Human Cages
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nytimes.com
May 18, 2019

Left and Right Agree on Criminal Justice: They Were Both Wrong Before

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