Updated Sentencing Black Letter Text

Model Penal Code: Sentencing Reporters have updated the black letter text of the Proposed Final Draft.  When any ALI project is approved at an Annual Meeting, Reporters will update the draft and make editorial changes that were directed or agreed to by the Council or...

Parole-Release Authority

The Model Penal Code: Sentencing project may appear before ALI membership at the 2017 Annual Meeting in May for final approval.  This project tackles some of the most difficult policy and procedure questions that are at the forefront of debate across the U.S. As we...

The Development of U.S. Sentencing Reform

Our nation is truly at a crossroads when it comes to sentencing policy. Since the adoption of the original Model Penal Code in 1962, America’s prison, jail, probation, and parole populations have exploded.  During the same period, the types and severity of both the...
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