The CSG good time rate and completion credit increases will directly reduce the incarcerated population by 5% or more, while giving inmates stronger incentives to participate in rehabilitative programming.
This post summarizes and collects resources on the criminal justice package enacted in April 2018.
Preventing people from entering the criminal justice system is the best way to minimize the costs and harms of prosecution. Our criminal justice reform package expands possibilities for diversion from prosecution, while at the same time assuring that serious cases are not inappropriately diverted
Our bail reform draft improved through the legislative negotiation process. It should result in fewer low-level non-dangerous offenders locked up pre-trial.
Both branches gave resounding approval today to the criminal justice reform package that we’ve spent the past few months negotiating.
I spent last week in Germany, visiting prisons and courts to study how they handle young adults. The passionate commitment of our German hosts to rehabilitating young adults was inspiring.