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Bringing Sentencing Into The 21st Century: Closing The Gap Between Practice And Knowledge By Introducing Expertise Into Sentencing Law

Sentencing law is the area of law where the state acts in its most coercive and authoritative manner against its citizens. It is fundamentally broken. There is no tenable rationale that can justify the shocking reality that there are currently … Continue reading

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Vulnerable and Inadequately Protected: Solitary Confinement, Individuals with Mental Illness, and the Laws That Fail to Protect

“About seven hundred, eight hundred”—that is the number of days Kalief Browder remembered being in solitary confinement. For three years, Browder was incarcerated at New York City’s Rikers Island jail (“Rikers Island”) before the Bronx District Attorney’s Office informed the … Continue reading

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