Sentencing Reform Pushes to Make Punishment Fit the Crime

On the Hill, momentum for reform is the highest it's been in years, with the focus on everything from penalties for drug crimes to "overcriminalization."

ADELANTO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: A blind detainee walks with a fellow immigrant at the Adelanto Detention Facility on November 15, 2013 in Adelanto, California. The facility, the largest and newest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), detention center in California, houses an average of 1,100 immigrants in custody pending a decision in their immigration cases or awaiting deportation. The average stay for a detainee is 29 days. The facility is managed by the private GEO Group. ICE detains an average of 33,000 undocumented immigrants in more than 400 facilities nationwide.
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