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Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- United States


Call for prison reform draws attention from policy makers and members of the law enforcement community

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The Sentencing Project

The mission of the Sentencing Project is clear. The non-profit, which was founded in 1986, "works for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing policy, addressing unjust racial disparities and practices, and advocating for alternatives to incarceration." On the site, readers will find a wealth of information about the current criminal justice system, as...