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Truth-in-Sentencing Statutes

Truth-in-sentencing statutes require individuals convicted of certain types of crime to serve a substantial portion (most commonly 85 percent) of their court-imposed sentence behind bars. These statutes were designed to reduce the use of policies and procedures that allowed for ...

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