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Mandatory sentencing

  • Report to Congress: Mandatory Minimum Penalties in the Federal Criminal Justice System

    “This report assesses the impact of mandatory minimum penalties on federal sentencing, particularly in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in “Bo
  • Playbook for Change? States Reconsider Mandatory Sentences

    “Since 2000, at least 29 states have taken steps to roll back mandatory sentences, with 32 bills passed in just the last five years.
  • A New Approach to Reducing Incarceration While Maintaining Low Rates of Crime

    This paper does a great job in explaining how your criminal justice system can greatly reduce incarceration while ensuring community safety.
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