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Thousands of New Yorkers are in prison for life. Now candidates who are running in Manhattan’s June primary say they will help more people receive parole and stop seeking decades-long sentences.
Apr 28, 2021
Three district attorneys are speaking out against Oregon’s "one-strike-you’re-out" law and breaking ranks with a prosecutors’ lobby that has long pushed for harsh policies.
Apr 09, 2021
Dan Quart makes the case for addressing the "systemic breakdown" in New York’s prisons and jails with shorter sentences, ending cash bail, and other reforms.
Mar 11, 2021
This year of crises, revisited: Nearly 90 state-level bills and initiatives. 16 themes. 7 maps.
Dec 18, 2020
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Vermont and Massachusetts legislation would abolish life without parole sentences, while other states consider that reform for minors.
Feb 28, 2019
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