Prison Sentencing Reform
Vikrant Reddy talked about his Right on Crime think tank’s proposal for reducing federal prison populations and spending by improving… read more
Vikrant Reddy talked about his Right on Crime think tank’s proposal for reducing federal prison populations and spending by improving monitoring and supervision programs. Under the plan more low-level and non-violent offenders would be monitored and supervised through parole, probation, electronic monitoring, and better drug courts. The House and Senate were considering a bipartisan bill, the Smarter Sentencing Act, that would reform mandatory minimum drug sentencing policies.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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