The State of Sentencing 2014

February 27, 2015

Screenshot 2015-02-27 17.35.05This publication from The Sentencing Project highlights policy changes in both adult and juvenile justice systems in 30 states and the District of Columbia during 2014. Highlighted policy changes relate to sentencing, probation and parole, collateral consequences, juvenile justice, mental health and substance use treatment, and more. They include in some states scaling back sentences for low-level drug offenses, reducing barriers to reentry such as employment restrictions and bans on public assistance, and eliminating life without parole for juveniles.

To view the report, click here.

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