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Is It Time For Pennsylvania to Reform Drug Sentencing?

Recent news stories are old news for criminal defense attorneys: our prisons are filling up with drug offenders. Incarceration is a huge expense for the taxpayers – locking someone up in a Pennsylvania state prison costs about $42,000 per year. (www.vera.org). Criminal defense lawyers might consider forming alliances with taxpayer groups, and other reformers to […]