Wisconsin Hopes Guidelines Will Limit Prison Costs

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http://www.madison.com/captimes/news/stories/55671.php Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle has named a commission he hopes will help judges make more informed - and more cost-effective sentencing decisions, the Capital Times reports. An 18-member state Sentencing Commission will be headed by former Dane County Judge Susan Steingass. The governor fills seven seats on the panel; others go to designees of the state courts, the Legislature, the State Bar and the state Justice Department. The panel will review the penalties judges hand down, identify . . .

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