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4 years 11 months ago

States letting inmates cut even more prison time

Prisoners who behave behind bars and participate in treatment classes are increasingly winning extra time off their sentences. States under pressure to erase budget deficits and ease prison overcrowding are increasing the amount of time inmates can deduct from their terms behind bars when they take classes including job training...

5 years 3 weeks ago

3,500 Colorado inmates could leave prison early

Joe Cannata's daughter was murdered several years ago. Her killer served 18 of his 24-year prison sentence. In that time, Cannata went to countless hearings, including a parole hearing seven years after sentencing. Cannata takes issue with Governor Bill Ritter's plan to release 3,500 prisoners. "Victims go to these...

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