West Virginia Debates Prison Overcrowding Remedies

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http://www.wvgazette.com/section/News/Other%20News/2003080522 West Virginia's parole board chairman opposes expanding good-time credit for state inmates to relieve prison overcrowding, the Charleston Gazette says. Inmates now have their sentences reduced by one day for each day of good behavior, effectively cutting in half maximum sentences for inmates who stay out of trouble. "Fifty percent, to me, is extremely liberal, and . . .

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