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Shift away from indeterminate sentencing would benefit families as well as prisons

Shift away from indeterminate sentencing would benefit families as well as prisons

Omar Etman

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A proposal to revamp New York state's prison sentencing system will not just save taxpayers money and restore fairness, but it will also help families ... [Read More]

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