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Home In a new publication of The Sentencing Project 25 leading scholars and practitioners have contributed essays on their strategic vision for the next 25 years of cr iminal justice reform. Issues addressed in the collection include racial justice strategies, linking public health and criminal justice reform, challenging the war on drugs, and the viability of fiscal pressures as a focus for reform.

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    justicestrategies.org Shrinking Pa.'s Prison Population | Justice Strategies

    Marc Mauer is the executive director of the Sentencing Project and the author of "Race to Incarcerate." Judith Greene is principal of Justice Strategies. For more information, see www.sentencingproject.org . Shrinking Pa.'s Prison Population Read article

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    crawfordstake.com Crawford's Take: 6/1/07 - 7/1/07

    Reference: Alexander Keyssar, The Right To Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States (Basic Books, 2000). Other useful links: http://www.sentencingproject.org/pdfs/mauer-crj.pdf Democracy "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are e... Read article

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    alternet.org Mandatory Minimums Are a 'Waste of Human Lives' -- Why Eric Holder's Overhaul of Mandatory Minimums Is So Important | Alternet

    Around half of the 200,000 people in federal prisons are locked up for drug offences, and about 60% are serving time under mandatory sentencing provisions, according to The Sentencing Project, a campaign group for reform. Just under half of the 25,000 people incarcerated every year for drug offen... Read article

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    publicdefenders.us “Tough” Sentences Won’t Deter Crime | National Association for Public Defense

    Marc Mauer is the Executive Director of The Sentencing Project and the author of Race to Incarcerate. But a 1999 meta-analysis reviewing 50 studies over several decades found that longer prison sentences were actually associated with a 3% increase in recidivism. Further, controlling for various ... Read article

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    pewtrusts.org Eric Holder, Rand Paul Boost Felon Voting. Challenges Remain — Stateline

    As a result, significant numbers of voters in some states have been left off voting rolls long after release from prison, including disproportionately high numbers of potential black voters, who are disproportionately represented among the prison population. A report from the Sentencing Project f... Read article

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    psmag.com War on Drugs Remains at Stalemate After 40 Years - Pacific Standard: The Science of Society

    But now that we’re marking four decades with the strategy (a rhetorical milestone more than an actual one), perhaps it’s time to ask a different question: Not why has the “war on drugs” failed, but why have policymakers stuck with it for so long in the face of so much evidence of failure? “If you... Read article

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    thedailybeast.com New Sentencing Project Report Reveals Scary Increase in Life Sentences - The Daily Beast

    Those numbers spell serious trouble for our prisons, not to mention our national moral compass, says Ashley Nellis, the author of the report and a senior research analyst at the Sentencing Project. Prisoners get more expensive as they age, Nellis says, so taxpayers will have to shoulder the cost ... Read article

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    org2.salsalabs.com The Sentencing Project

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    jurist.org JURIST - Hotline: Berman [Ohio State]: Race and reform

    (The full report can be accessed here , its executive summary can be accessed here , and my summary of the executive summary is here .) And today I received a link to another important contribution from The Sentencing Project in the form of a new publication entitled Racial Disparity in Sentencin... Read article

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    org2.democracyinaction.org The Sentencing Project

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    covenantwithblackamerica.com Correcting The System of Unequal Justice | Covenant With Black America

    Other organizations We will continue to add organizations, publications, and other resources to this list. Coalition for Juvenile Justice Ella Baker Center The Sentencing Project www.burnsinstitute.org Making Justice a Reality for Those Farthest from its Reach Together we must challenge individua... Read article

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    courtinnovation.org Problem-Solving Justice | Center for Court Innovation

    Unlocking Justice: The Sentencing Project Highlights the Red Hook Community Justice Center Learning by Doing: What Demonstration Projects Can Teach Us About Innovation Celebrating 15 Years of Reform: NYC Mayor Bloomberg and Others Reflect on the Center's Achievements Celebrating 15 Years of Refor... Read article

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    opportunityagenda.org Hurricane Katrina | The Opportunity Agenda

    The appellate court ruled that "contraception was not 'related to' pregnancy for purposes of the law" and therefore AT&T's actions did not comprise discrimination.The Sentencing Law and Policy blog has featured an innovative new website created by the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition ("... Read article

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    reentry.net April 2008 Resource Updates & Highlights from Reentry Net/NY - Reentry Resource Center - New YorkReentry Net - Reentry Net

    2008 Presidential Candidates' Platforms on Criminal Justice : This guide prepared by The Sentencing Project compiles candidates' statements on a range of key criminal justice issues, including sentencing policy, reentry, felony disenfranchisement, and the death penalty. Click here (PDF) to read t... Read article

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    commondreams.org Report: 1 of Every 75 U.S. Men in Prison

    "Violent and recidivist criminals are getting tough sentences while law-abiding Americans are enjoying unprecedented safety." There were 715 inmates for every 100,000 U.S. residents at midyear in 2003, up from 703 a year earlier, the report found. The nation's incarceration rate tops the world, a... Read article

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