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Berman and Protass: A Saner Approach to Sentencing

'Mandatory minimum' laws need an overhaul. Congress is ready. Will the president make good on his promises?

Bipartison Bill would reduce prison overcrowding

It is recognized that many prisons in the United States are overcrowded and do not rehabilitate inmates.

Public Television Broadcasts The Ken Burns Documentary, "The Central Park Five."

Tuesday Evening, 9:00 P.M. Nationwide

Low Payout Limits Can Hinder Wrongfully Convicted

The Associated Press reported on February 3, 2013 on the wide variation in compensation for exonerees from wrongful convictions. Close to the low end is New Hampshire with a total cap of $20,000, regardless of the number of years an exoneree had spent in prison.

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