Tag Archives: Sentencing

On Preventing Unconscious Judicial Bias — a Model Personal Approach

Thoughtful judges recognize the inherent risk of unconscious bias, and the difficulty of preventing it. A wonderful article based on an interview with Federal District Court Judge Ricardo Urbina lays out his approach to sentencing, and perhaps even more important, … Continue reading

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Bi-Partisan Support for Senencing Reform and Re-Entry Programs

The ACLU as a nice report out, highlighting how even the more conservative states are embracing sentencing reform as a way of saving money on incarceration.  It highlights reforms in Texas, Mississippi, Kansas, South Carolina, Kentucky, and Ohio. The NYT … Continue reading

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