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29 Federal Sentencing Reporter 1 (2016)
The national Justice Reinvestment Initiative has arguably been the most important development in American sentencing policy in the past decade. This essay introduces an issue of the Federal Sentencing Reporter that focuses on the JRI. The essay highlights both strengths and weaknesses of the JRI, particularly from the standpoint of reducing mass incarceration in the United States.
O'Hear, Michael M., "Justice Reinvestment and the State of State Sentencing Reform" (2016). Faculty Publications. 679.