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Study finds low recidivism, potential savings to releasing older prisoners

This piece originally appeared on the Daily Record


Though Maryland's prison population is down and legislative changes have reduced sentences for a number of nonviolent offenses, the reform discussion has not addressed a significant portion of the prison population: violent offenders who have served decades of their life sentences and not been paroled. The national nonprofit Justice Policy Institute argues that "geriatric" inmates can ...

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