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 Washington Free Beacon
Jun 22, 2017

Sen. Grassley: Criminal Justice Reform Still on the Table
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The Washington Post
Jun 20, 2017

Here are all the ways Jeff Sessions is wrong about drug sentencing
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The Washington Post
Jun 17, 2017

Jeff Sessions: Being soft on sentencing means more violent crime. It’s time to get tough again.

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