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May 28, 2006

Spotlight on good-time credit in Indiana

This interesting article from Indiana, entitled "Do the crime … do only half the time," suggests that there might be some controversy brewing over Indiana's generous good-time credit prison policies.  As the article explains, "Indiana is one of only four states to have a 50 percent good time requirement," meaning that a well-behaved prisoner will only have to serve 50% of the prison sentence he was given.  "At least 29 other states meet the federally recognized 85 percent rule, according to a Bureau of Justice Statistics report."

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