No Second Thoughts about Second Look Sentencing

The ALI’s Model Penal Code: Sentencing project may become a part of policy discussions about federal sentencing reform even before it is finally approved next May.  Specifically, the MPC’s “second look” proposal and other sentence reduction provisions, tentatively...

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...

Proposition 57 Approved in California

In another move toward sentencing reform, California voters approved Proposition 57, The California Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Juvenile Court Trial Requirements Initiative. Championed by Governor Jerry Brown, the proposition is aimed at encouraging...
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