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...

Correctional Overcrowding

Kevin Reitz discusses the Model Penal Code: Sentencing project and how it tackles the problem of correctional overcrowding, not just in prisons, but in all criminal sanctions. “The current draft gives states the option of creating mechanisms that are in place to deal...