State of Sentencing 2010


Budget crunches and overcrowded prisons provided a turning point for sentencing reform in 2010, says a new report by The Sentencing Project. New criminal justice policies, including changes to crack and cocaine sentencing in order to alleviate disparities, took place in 23 States across the nation in 2010.

Other reforms included changes to parole supervision and the successful reentry of felons.

Read the report here.

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