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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 35 (1): 27–28.
Published: 01 October 2022
... guidelines be updated to encourage judges to utilize home detention measures, in part or in entirety, when sentencing. © 2022 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2022 home detention U.S. Probation and Parole expanded home confinement mass incarceration alternatives to mass...
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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 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 for poor and marginalized communities, yet resulting nes...
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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
... Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2021 mandatory minimums drug sentencing sentence disparities empirical legal studies judicial discretion mass incarceration criminal justice reform Sentencing Federal Drug Offenders: Evidence of Judicial Activism I. Introduction justice reform speci...
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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...