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    The Meaning of Life

    Marc Mauer, executive director of The Sentencing Project, talked about his book, The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences.

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    Felons' Voting Rights

    Marc Mauer talked about limitations to convicted felons' right to vote and the report released October 6, 2016, by the Sentencing Project, Six Million Lost Voters: State-Level Estimates of Felony…

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    Sentencing Laws and the Prison System

    Justice Department officials and advocates testified at a hearing on legislation aimed at changing mandatory minimum prison sentences for certain drug offenders. Witnesses included Deputy…

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    Felony Voting Laws

    Marc Mauer joined by telephone to discuss laws that bar an estimated six million convicted felons from voting. He described the variety of state laws, the effect they have on elections, and…

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    Reforming Prison Sentencing

    Marc Mauer, executive director of the Sentencing Project, talked about the changing political climate for criminal justice reform and why he believes the expanding growth and cost of the…

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    U.S. Prison System Overcrowding

    Marc Mauer and Richard Viguerie talked about America’s overcrowded prison system, which had raised cause for concern for both liberal and conservative groups. The roundtable discussion focused on ways both sides…

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    Prison Policies

    Marc Mauer, executive director for Sentencing Project, talked about the impact of the fiscal crisis on state spending for prisons, the Obama administration and possible new directions in…

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    Panel on U.S. Prisons and Minorities

    Panelists participated in a forum on justice system reform and breaking the cycle of incarceration within minority communities. Among the topics they addressed were the root causes of criminal behavior, racial…

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    Reducing the Prison Population

    Panelists spoke about a report on the rising prison population, ways to reduce prison populations and potential reforms in the criminal justice system. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    Alternatives to Incarceration

    The panelists discussed alternatives to incarceration, from the death penalty to service programs, within the larger issues of crime prevention and deterrence, especially regarding the…

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