Last updated on: 11/5/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Sentencing Project Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The Sentencing Project is a national organization working for a fair and effective criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing law and practice, and alternatives to incarceration.”

“About,” Sentencing Project website (Nov. 5, 2007)

Mission:

“The Sentencing Project was founded in 1986 to provide defense lawyers with sentencing advocacy training and to reduce the reliance on incarceration. Since that time, The Sentencing Project has become a leader in the effort to bring national attention to disturbing trends and inequities in the criminal justice system with a successful formula that includes the publication of groundbreaking research, aggressive media campaigns and strategic advocacy for policy reform.”

“About,” Sentencing Project website (Nov. 5, 2007)

Other:
501(c)(3) non-profit
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