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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2018; 312107–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2018.31.2.107
Published: 01 December 2018
...Molly Gill © 2018 Vera Institute of Justice 2018 Threading the Needle: The FIRST STEP Act, Sentencing Reform, and the Future of Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy I. Introduction Shortly after Donald Trump s election to the presidency, a journalist contacted me and asked for my opinion on the...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2018; 312101–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2018.31.2.101
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ames Grawert; Priya Raghavan © 2018 Vera Institute of Justice 2018 Criminal Justice Reform Must Start with Sentencing Reform I. Introduction** In an unpredictable political season, Congress nonetheless seems poised to pass a criminal justice reform bill. That s the good news. The bad news is...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2019; 32286–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2019.32.2.86
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jessica Kelley; Arthur Rizer The passage of the First Step Act by the federal government one year ago marked a significant change in the way states approached the issue of criminal justice reform. Some states, like Florida, have been fighting for years to pass reforms, but after the passage of the...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2019; 32265–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2019.32.2.65
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jelani Jefferson Exum Criminal justice reform has had a firm place in news headlines for more than a decade. Reform has mainly been sought through two approaches: consensus through ballot initiative or legislative compromise. But these modes of reform share a fundamental failure: both often lack a...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2019; 313182–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2019.31.3.182
Published: 01 February 2019
...Stephen R. Galoob; Colleen McCarty; Ryan Gentzler © 2019 Vera Institute of Justice 2019 Oklahoma s State Question 780: Criminal Justice Reform and Resistance Oklahoma s State Question 780 made possession of any controlled dangerous substance (CDS) a misdemeanor1 and eliminated all sentencing...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2019; 313177–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2019.31.3.177
Published: 01 February 2019
...Daniel J. Dew © 2019 Vera Institute of Justice 2019 Issue 1 Died, Ohio s Criminal Justice Reform Lives I. Introduction After a contentious campaign, Issue 1, Ohio s proposed constitutional amendment to reform the state s criminal drug and sentencing laws, was defeated resoundingly last...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2018; 304-5273–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2018.30.4-5.273
Published: 01 April 2018
...Tick Segerblom; Nicolas Anthony © 2018 Vera Institute of Justice 2018 Nevada Enacts Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform, with an Eye Toward Collateral Consequences I. Introduction During the 79th (2017) Session of the Nevada Legislature, the Democrat-controlled Legislature passed, and a Republi...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2017; 292-383–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2017.29.2-3.83
Published: 01 February 2017
...Jeremy Haile © 2017 Vera Institute of Justice 2017 For a Law-and-Order President, Criminal Justice Reform Would be the Ultimate Deal Republicans now own the criminal justice system. As of 2017, the Republican party will control a majority of America s statehouses, at least 33 governorships...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2014; 264238–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2014.26.4.238
Published: 01 April 2014
...Eric Holder © 2014 Vera Institute of Justice 2014 Remarks on Criminal Justice Reform at Georgetown University Law Center Thank you, Wade [Henderson], for those kind words and thank you all for being here. It s a privilege to join so many criminal justice leaders, policy experts, public...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2020; 323145–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2020.32.3.145
Published: 01 February 2020
... accomplished and diverse group of leaders and innovators who comprise its members, Directors and Trustees. Through research, task forces, convenings, and special projects, CCJ accelerates momentum for criminal justice reform and drives smart policymaking by generating achievable solutions that are factual, not...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2019; 32263–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2019.32.2.63
Published: 01 December 2019
... Act and the idea that the Act provides just a start on needed federal criminal justice reforms. The clear takeaway is that there is still much work to do both in advocating for the next pieces of federal criminal justice legislation and in seeking to better administer existing laws. But, as we reach a...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2014; 2719–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2014.27.1.9
Published: 01 October 2014
... their prisons, and the conditions in which prisoners find themselves once in custody. Although human dignity is not the paramount value in the American criminal justice system, this article contends that recent criminal justice reform efforts implicate human dignity into system practices to a greater...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2011; 24110–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2011.24.1.10
Published: 01 October 2011
... This article is excerpted from Programs in Criminal Justice Reform, Vera Institute of Justice: Ten-Year Report 1961–1971 , published by the Vera Institute of Justice in 1972. In 1961, Vera's investigators set out to learn everything possible about bail practices and about other studies that had...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2006; 184279–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2006.18.4.279
Published: 01 April 2006
... California Press s Rights and Permissions website at www.ucpress.edu/journals/rights.htm Statement of Ryan King on Behalf of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, the Open Society Policy Center, Prison Reform International, and The Sentencing Project: Domestic Criminal Justice Issues in the United States...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2019; 313171–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2019.31.3.171
Published: 01 February 2019
...Sara Andrews © 2019 Vera Institute of Justice 2019 Criminal Justice and Drug Sentencing Reform in Ohio after Issue 1 Drug sentencing reform and criminal justice policymaking in Ohio feels like Groundhog Day,1 and this piece explains why by delving into the details of Issue 12 in 2018...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2018; 31299–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2018.31.2.99
Published: 01 December 2018
...Douglas A. Berman © 2018 Vera Institute of Justice 2018 E D I T O R S O B S E R V A T I O N S The 2018 Debate over Statutory Reforms to the Federal Criminal Justice System DOUGLAS A. BERMAN FSR Co-Managing Editor; Newton D. Baker Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law, The Ohio State University...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2005; 174269–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2005.17.4.269
Published: 01 April 2005
... EXECUTIVE SUMMARY November 2004 Fifteen Years of Guidelines Sentencing: An Assessment of How Well the Federal Criminal Justice System Is Achieving the Goals of Sentencing Reform 08.FSR17.4_269-276.qxd 7/12/05 1:44 PM Page 269 also determined statistically, along with each factor s magnitude. These formed...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2000; 126347–355 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/20640294
Published: 01 May 2000
... Copyright 2001 The Vera Institute of Justice Views from the Sentencing Commission Statement of Vice-Chair John R. Steer on Drug Sentencing Policy and Trends before the House Governmental Reform Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources May 11, 2000 Editors' Note: On...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2016; 284264–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2016.28.4.264
Published: 01 April 2016
...Jonathan J. Wroblewski; Sean M. Douglass © 2016 Vera Institute of Justice 2016 Two Targeted, Back-End Reforms for the Federal Criminal Justice System Federal criminal justice reform is one of the President s top domestic priorities, and is currently the subject of biparti- san legislative...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter. 2015; 282119–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fsr.2015.28.2.119
Published: 01 December 2015
...Timothy J. Heaphy © 2015 Vera Institute of Justice 2015 Let s Keep Our Eye on the Ball in Reforming Criminal Justice Over the past several weeks, several bills have emerged in Congress that would reform various aspects of our criminal justice system. The Chairmen of the House and Senate...