Sentencing Project


Sentencing Project

The Sentencing Project, based in Washington, D.C., promotes "more effective and humane" alternatives to prison for criminal offenders. It has produced several influential reports on inequalities in the U.S. penal system, including the disenfranchisement of prisoners. [ [http://www.sentencingproject.org/StatsByState.aspx?DN=b177aa49-bafa-4c40-894d-4c81584dd5c9 The Sentencing Project - New York] , retrieved 1 October 2008]

It has also produced articles on the impact of collateral consequences of criminal charges as well, which are effects of a guilty verdict or prosecution that are not included (at least explicitly) in the sentence itself. [ [http://www.nysda.org/html/prisoners__rights.html New York State Defenders Association - Prisoners' Rights] , retrieved 1 October 2008]

References

External links

* [http://www.sentencingproject.org official website]


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