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 Post
Jul 9, 2019

The tough-on-crime law Democrats are overlooking
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The Marshall Project
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Can Racist Algorithms Be Fixed?
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The Marshall Project
Jul 9, 2019

The New Price of a Plea Bargain in California

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