FAMM Urges Increased Use of Compassionate Release

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Compassionate release programs could be a useful and humane means of reducing the prison population if states were to use them more, according to a report by Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM). “It’s cruel and wasteful to continue to incarcerate people who no longer pose a threat to our society,” said report author Mary Price . . .

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