Criminal sentencing laws due for reform

Boehm, Ted
September 2011
Indianapolis Business Journal;9/13/2011 Supplement, p5B
The article presents the author's insights on the planned reform of the criminal sentencing laws in Indiana. He says more than one-third of U.S. states are taking steps toward the reform, a move driven by the cost of building and maintenance of prison facilities and the increasing population of prisoners. However, the legislative debate in Indiana towards the reform was bogged down due to lack of reliable data.


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