Enlightened Sentencing

Enlightened sentencing

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That's because much of the problem of warehousing such relatively minor felons behind bars resides in the states. … Mandatory minimum sentences were implemented in the 1980s as part of a “get tough on crime” movement, which was a reaction in part to …
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Man suspected in 1998 murder faces new violations

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Robert O. Houman, 56, was sentenced in 2000 to 15 years in jail for being a felon in possession of a firearm. In the two years since he was freed and placed on supervised release in Florida on April 29, 2011, U.S. probation officers have twice …
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Juvenile detention facility riot started over soup

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Teens are taught job skills and receive mental health and substance abuse treatment, according to a spokeswoman from the Department of Juvenile Justice. The agency runs the facility, but contracts the security guards and staff with the private company G4S.
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Riot at Fla. juvenile detention facility

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Seven teens were transported to Florida Hospital in Sebring with minor injuries, ranging from a broken leg to cuts and a concussion. No staffers or law … Teens are taught job skills and receive mental health and substance abuse treatment, according …
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