Searchable section-by-section analysis of criminal justice reform package with links to bill sections.
Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz shares an op-ed in the Dorchester Reporter about the criminal justice reform bill filed by the conference committee.
Coverage of the conference committee’s filing of their compromise criminal justice reform bill by The Daily Free Press.
The State House News Service examines the criminal justice reform package passed by the legislature, including reactions from local advocates via the Dorchester Reporter.
Mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes are a hot button issue in the conversation about criminal justice reform. Here is an explanation of the issue and how we treat it in the final criminal justice reform package signed by the Governor on April 13, 2018.
State House News Service coverage of the conference committee on criminal justice reform compromise via Newburyport News.