Archive for March 21st, 2018

American Judges Association in the News

posted by Judge_Burke @ 14:30 PM
March 21, 2018

Rightfully convicted, wrongfully sentenced.

You may know about the “conviction integrity units” that have popped up in district attorneys’ offices around the country to ferret out wrongful convictions. Now a new Philadelphia prosecutor has proposed “sentencing review units” to tackle a different problem:  cases where the guilty have been given excessive sentences.

In collaboration with The Nation, TMP’s Eli Hager has a story:  THE MARSHALL PROJECT