Sentencing Project Publishes Report on Effective Approaches to the Opioid Crisis
The Sentencing Project has published a timely report on evidence-based responses to skyrocketing opioid addiction and overdose deaths, fueled by[...]
Second Circuit Issues Important Decision Validating Defense Sentencing Advocacy
Second Circuit Judge Denny Chin, a former district court judge, has long recognized the importance of defense advocacy at sentencing[...]
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Launches National Campaign for Compassionate Release
The explosion in incarceration over the last several decades has led to the “graying” of our inmate population, which, coupled[...]
EDNY Judge Weinstein Issues Notable Sentencing Decision on Incapacitation of Adolescent Violent Offenders
Armed adolescent gang members who robbed a household of adults and young children are the subject of another of EDNY[...]
Important Study from the Open Philanthropy Project on the Effect of Incarceration on Crime
One of the most intractable questions in criminal justice is whether incapacitation of offenders reduces crime. The assumption that it[...]