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"The New Science of Sentencing," by Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Ben Casselman, and Dana Goldstein, The Marshall Project, August 4, 2015.

"New Efforts To Help People With Mental Illness Get Treatment Instead Of Jail Time," The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, August 4, 2015.

"Sentencing Reform Cut Crack-Cocaine Sentencing in Half," by Marcia Coyle, National Law Journal, August 3, 2015.

"Probation May Sound Light, but Punishments Can Land Hard," by Shaila Dewan, New York Times, August 2, 2015.

"Life After Death Row," by Mary Lynn Smith, Minneapolis Star Tribune, August 2, 2015.

"Pell Grants For Prisoners: An Old Argument Revisited," by Gabrielle Emanuel, NPR, July 30, 2015.

"Chuck Grassley's Closer Than Ever to Giving in on Mandatory-Minimum Reform," by Lauren Fox, National Journal, July 28, 2015.

"Bipartisan Push Builds to Relax Sentencing Laws," by Jennifer Steinhauer, New York Times, July 28, 2015.

"John Oliver Blasts America's Mandatory Minimum Prison Sentences," by Ryan Reed, Rolling Stone, July 27, 2015.

"Federal Prisons Could Release 1,000 Times More Drug Offenders Than Obama Did," by Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project, July 23, 2015.

"The Nonviolent Offenders Congress Forgot," by Christine Thompson, The Marshall Project, July 22, 2015.

"Justice Department: You Don’t Need Mandatory Prison Sentences To Put The Right Drug Criminals In Jail," by Evan McMorris-Santoro, BuzzFeed News, July 22, 2015.

"Critics of Solitary Confinement Are Buoyed as Obama Embraces Their Cause," by Peter Baker and Erica Goode, New York Times, July 21, 2015.

"Drug inmate left off Obama's clemency list: life sentence is 'slow death penalty'," by Alan Yuhas, The Guardian, July 21, 2015.

"The moral failures of America's prison-industrial complex," The Economist, July 20, 2015.

"How many Maryland prisoners are in isolated confinement? It’s hard to say.," by Elizabeth Koh, Washington Post, July 19, 2015.

"Opinion: Shut Down Rikers Island," by Neil Barsky, New York Times, July 17, 2015.

"A primer on jailhouse suicides," by Radley Balko, The Watch, July 17, 2015.

"NYU Law Unveils Clemency Pro Bono Law Office," by Karen Sload, The National Law Journal, July 15, 2015.

"From a first arrest to a life sentence," by Sari Horwitz, New York Times, July 15, 2015.

"Federal Prisoners Released Of Their Life Sentences," HuffPost Live, July 14, 2015.

""Another Chance at Life": Man Granted Clemency Last Year Reacts to Obama’s 46 New Drug Commutations," Democracy Now!, July 14, 2015.

"What Happens Next After Obama’s Unprecedented Commutation Of Nonviolent Drug Offenders," by Evan McMorris-Santoro, BuzzFeed News, July 13, 2015.

"What Federal Prisoners Are Saying About President Obama Freeing Nonviolent Drug Offenders," by Seth Ferranti, VICE, July 13, 2015.

"President Obama just commuted 46 sentences. How do presidential commutations and pardons work?," by Mark Berman, Washington Post, July 13, 2015.

"Obama Commutes Sentences for 46 Drug Offenders," by Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Gardiner Harris, New York Times, July 13, 2015.

"Problems With Parole In America," The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU, July 13, 2015.

"The Moment for Criminal-Justice Reform?," by Russell Berman, The Atlantic, July 10, 2015.

"Obama to Push U.S. Sentencing Change Backed by Koch Brothers," by Justin Sink, Bloomberg, July 10, 2015.

"Nine Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Parole," by Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project, July 10, 2015.

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