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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The New York Times
Dec 6, 2019

Supreme Court Won’t Allow Federal Executions to Resume
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USA Today
Dec 3, 2019

Jessica Jackson, a single mom from California, took on the prison system — and changed her life
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The Appeal
Dec 3, 2019

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PRISON ‘LIFERS’ GET A CHANCE AT HEALING AND REDEMPTION?

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