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"Pennsylvania Supreme Court declares $75K mandatory fine constitutionally excessive for $200 theft," Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, August 20, 2014.

"US Sentencing Commission finalizes its policy priorities for coming year," Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, August 14, 2014.

"Violence by Rikers Guards Grew Under Bloomberg," by Michael Schwirtz and Michael Winerip, The New York Times, August 13, 2014.

"Shorter sentences for parole violators?," by Time Devaney, The Hill, August 13, 2014.

"Sentencing changes sought for business crimes," by Eric Tucker, the Associated Press, August 13, 2014.

"Op-Ed: Sentencing, by the Numbers," by Sonja B. Starr, The New York Times, August 10, 2014.

"Long Process Begins To Win Non-Violent Drug Offenders Pardons," by Carrie Johnson, NPR, August 7, 2014.

"No Charges for Rikers Officers in 2012 Beatings of 2 Inmates," by Michael Schwirtz and Michael Winerip, The New York Times, August 5, 2014.

"A ‘Culture of Violence’ at Rikers Island," The New York Times, August 5, 2014.

"U.S. Inquiry Finds a ‘Culture of Violence’ Against Teenage Inmates at Rikers Island," by Benjamin Weiser and Michael Schwirtz, The New York Times, August 4, 2014.

"California Revises Policy on Mentally Ill Inmates," by Erica Goode, New York Times, August 2, 2014.

"Thousands Of Inmates Serve Time Fighting The West's Forest Fires," by Alex Helmick, NPR, July 31, 2014.

"Sixth Circuit panel finds one-day prison sentence unreasonable for white-collar defendant," Sentencing Law and Policy, July 31, 2014.

"Exclusive: Attorney General Eric Holder to Oppose Data-Driven Sentencing," by Massimo Calabresi, Time, July 31, 2014.

"When Cell Door Opens, Tough Tactics and Risk," by Erica Goode, The New York Times, July 28, 2014.

"The Leader of the Unfree World," by Matt Ford, The Atlantic, July 23, 2014.

"Congress should reform the mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses," The Washington Post, July 23, 2014.

"Within-guideline sentences remain below 50% according to latest quarterly USSC data," Sentencing Law and Policy, July 22, 2014.

"New York City Reviewing Rikers Assaults on 129 Inmates," by Michael Schwirtz and Michael Winerip, The New York Times, July 21, 2014.

"How many of nearly 50,000 federal prisoners need a lawyer to help with drug sentence reduction efforts? How many will get a lawyer?," Sentencing Law and Policy, July 21, 2014.

"Split Iowa Supreme Court declares all mandatory juve sentencing terms violate state constitution," Sentencing Law and Policy, July 18, 2014.

"Sentencing Guidelines Lowered for Certain Drug Offenders," by Jimmy Hoover, Legal Times, July 18, 2014.

"New Rule Permits Early Release for Thousands of Drug Offenders," by Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times, July 18, 2014.

"Nation’s Criminal Defense Bar Applauds U.S. Sentencing Commission Vote Cutting Federal Prison Terms for Drug Offenses," NACDL News Release, July 18, 2014.

"Crime and violence data from Texas prisons," Grits for Breakfast , July 17, 2014.

"Brutality in New York City Jails," The New York Times, July 17, 2014.

"Justices to Mull Ex Post Facto Sentencing Guidelines," by Max Mitchell, The Legal Intelligencer, July 15, 2014.

"California high court softens 'three strikes' law," by Sharon Bernstein, Reuters, July 15, 2014.

"Rikers: Where Mental Illness Meets Brutality in Jail," by Michael Winerip and Michael Schwirtz, The New York Times, July 14, 2014.

"California's prison realignment plan needs adjustments, Stanford law professor says," by Clifton B. Parker, Stanford News, July 14, 2014.

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