Friday, March 5, 2010
Early Releases Nationwide: The Policy, The Backlash
Yesterday's New York Times reported that the Californian trend is not unique. Many states find themselves recurring to early releases, good time credits, and other mechanisms, in an attempt to save money. The interesting part of the article pertains to the backlash against early releases in Oregon and Michigan; the examples in the article are, of course, of convicted sex offenders.