Posts tagged with sentencing

An answer?

  We Spend $9 Billion a Year to Lock Up People With Mental Illnesses: Here’s What We Should Do Instead San Antonio, TX has found a better approach to mental...

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Because my mind roams over these walls…from “Solitary Voices”

The following story comes from Mustafa Zulu, who has been in solitary confinement for most of the past 22 years. He was born and raised in Washington, DC, where he...

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Obamacare is not just about health, it could end up reducing prison populations “more than any reform in a generation”?

From Sentencing Law and Policy: An Affiliate of the Law Professors Blog Network http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/2014/03/might-obamacare-end-up-reducing-prison-populations-more-than-any-reform-in-a-generation.html   The question in the title of this post is drawn from the headline of this new Newsweek article that...

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Confine the Worst and Manage the Rest: Considering a Shift in Criminal Justice Spending

The National Institute of Justice just published this paper By Ephy Amoah-Ntim: ” By Ephy Amoah-Ntim If we were to take a look at the entire portfolio of criminal justice, we might...

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