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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2024) 36 (3): 114–129.
Published: 01 February 2024
... Prosecutorial Trauma Recidivism Electronic Monitoring Sentencing Policy Federal Sentencing Commission Police Public Safety Clemency Compassionate Release LEAD Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Diversion Mass Incarceration Re ections on the Rewriting the Sentence II Summit on Alternatives...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2023) 35 (4-5): 234–239.
Published: 01 June 2023
... the many changes in the United States since Frankel wrote Criminal Sentences: Law Without Order , the need for systemic changes to criminal punishment remains. Questions about why we are punishing the way we punish who we punish are central to today’s advocacy against mass incarceration. Seventeen years...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2023) 35 (4-5): 262–267.
Published: 01 June 2023
... the guidance might play out in specific legislative proposals, and as a more aspirational North Star in which sentences to incarceration are strongly limited. © 2023 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2023 Sentencing Sentencing Commission Punishment Criminal Law Mass Incarceration...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 35 (1): 6–8.
Published: 01 October 2022
... four decades ago, before their impact on mass incarceration was fully appreciated, before it was known how they encoded racial bias and enabled discriminatory sentencing outcomes, before recent developments in neuroscience and psychology and before diversionary programs showed promise...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (5): 310–317.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Incarceration Returning Citizens Measure Success Community Reenvisioning Success: How a Federal Reentry Court Promotes Desistance and Improves Quality of Life MAYA SOSNOV Supervision to Aid Reentry (STAR) LESLIE KRAMER* Supervision to Aid Reentry (STAR) I. Introduction Our nation s mass incarceration...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (4): 239–244.
Published: 01 April 2022
... number of applicants due to mass incarceration, and the redundant layers of bureaucratic review have created a backlog of some 18,000 applications as of April 2022. Clemency must be restored as an accepted tool to ensure that justice is served. The FIX Clemency Act, which creates an independent...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 196–197.
Published: 01 February 2022
... mass incarceration © 2022 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2022 Costs and Consequences of Traf c Fines and Fees in Nevada VIRGINIA R. SMERCINA FOSTER C. KAMANGA BARBARA G. BRENTS University of Nevada, Las Vegas Traf c stops and traf c tickets often have far-reaching consequences...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 200–202.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Stephon Whitley America has yet to address mass incarceration properly. Here we are in 2022, and America still leads the Nation in the amount of people that are incarcerated. The problem goes well beyond the need to simply lower the number of people who are incarcerated. Yes, the problem is mass...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 34 (1): 23–28.
Published: 01 October 2021
...- mass incarceration and overly severe penalties have largely comes.1 A principal focus is on sentencing practices failed to overhaul the system, certain federal judges are Professor of Law & because a perception of inconsistencies in penalties might calling for the judiciary to bring about meaningful...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 34 (1): 2–11.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Hon. Lynn Adelman In my paper, I discuss what I believe is the most effective approach to sentencing drug defendants. I start with the proposition that in many, if not most cases, incarcerating drug offenders does more harm than good. Imprisonment contributes to mass incarceration, does not deter...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (4): 265–268.
Published: 01 April 2021
... imprisonment is a driver of mass incarceration and that one in seven prisoners is serving life. Though all states can provide aggregate figures on populations of prisoners upon request, this information is insufficient to fully understand the life-sentenced population, including shifting dynamics within...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (4): 278–284.
Published: 01 April 2021
... both significant and modest because it operates in an exceptionally repressive context considering the advent of mass incarceration. Unless construed more broadly, it may help rationalize draconian sentences for adults and cement the status quo. This Article offers a wider historical and comparative...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (3): 184–188.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Thomas Ward Frampton © 2021 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2021 judges sentencing robes mass incarceration Code of Judicial Conduct Hanging Up the Robe I. Introduction When a death sentence is carried out in the United States, the executioner often wears a distinct...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 27 (1): 19–25.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., and matching prison use with available prison capacity. Finally, we should learn from our collective past; the United States has not always had extremely high “mass incarceration” rates, nor has it always had rates much higher than those in Europe. Americans should not accept, as the new normal, prison rates...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 26 (5): 283–286.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the continued constitutional fallout from Blakely , and the current policy debates that have come to define modern sentencing systems. © 2014 Vera Institute of Justice 2014 Sentencing punishment crime Blakely Supreme Court mass incarceration sentencing guidelines Congress Sentencing Commission...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2012) 24 (4): 263–267.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... The author brings her years as a prisoners' rights litigator and Pro Se Law Clerk to bear on the issue of whether, in these days of economic recession and mass incarceration, it is prison rather than prison litigation that is truly in need of reform. © 2012 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved...