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March 2010 (The Sentencing Project)

Key Criminal Justice Policy Reforms and Legislation Passed in 2009

Chart from The State of Sentencing 2009: Developments in Policy and Practice" outlining the top 19 states that adopted policies in 2009 that promote prison population reductions through sentencing, probation, and parole reforms, and reexamining effective public safety. 1 page.

Issue Area(s): Sentencing Policy, Incarceration
State(s): Arkansas, California, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington