“At 19 years old, Mark Rice was looking at 100 years in a Wisconsin state prison.
“He was charged with two counts of armed burglary and three counts of possession of firearms and ended up spending two years in prison.
“In the last 16 years, Rice has turned his life around. He achieved two masters’ degrees and is a PHD candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
” … Rice as well as Scott Simpson of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights in Washington, D.C. has urged Wisconsin U.S. Senator Ron Jonson to join other senators in passing the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015.”