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Term Cut for CO Man In Solitary for 17 Years

Sam Mandez, a 41-year-old Colorado man who has spent nearly all of his adult life in prison, including more than seventeen consecutive years in solitary confinement, is likely to be released in the next few years, reports Westword. Mandez…

How Do Prosecutors Get Sentencing So Wrong?

James Doyle In a recent New York Times op ed piece , James Forman, Jr. and Sarah Lustbader pose the question, “What can we do to shrink our prison population, the world’s largest?” Their essay’s title, “Every D.A. in America Should Open a…