truth in sentencing

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Arkansas Senate votes for ‘truth in sentencing’ bill, bucking national and international trends

BY: - April 3, 2023

The proposed overhaul to Arkansas’ criminal sentencing and parole system moves in the opposite direction of several surrounding states and most of the U.S. and world.  Facing a growing body of research that more incarceration does not lower violent crime rates, policymakers elsewhere have focused on criminal justice measures that reduce the number of offenders in […]