October 18, 2007
Interesting state sentencing stories nationwide
I am having a ver hard time keeping up with all the sentencing news these days, and thus I'll let these recent headlines and links cover a lot of notable state sentencing stories:
- From the Los Angeles Times, "Law toughens state's DUI sentencing"
- From the Seattle Post Intelligencer, "Governor's panel: Sex offender tracking needs to improve"
- From the Boston Globe, "The push to void old convictions vexes DAs"
- From Newsday, "New York sentencing commission calls for reform"
- From NPR, "Report Compares Teen Sentencing Around World"
I hope to find time to do a lot more coverage of some of these important stories in future posts.
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It always interests me that it takes something like this to happen to a congressman for the law to change. That being said, I think DUI are more dangerous to the community at large than most violent crimes are. It could happen to anyone at any time.
Posted by: | Oct 18, 2007 11:08:29 AM