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Unlocking Justice: Reforming Drug-Free Zone Sentencing Policies

September 17, 2013
This webinar provided an overview of state campaigns in Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, and New Jersey, where legislation has passed to reform sentencing enhancement zones.

The Sentencing Project hosted a webinar addressing sentencing enhancement zones. These zones have contributed to racial disparities and lengthening terms of confinement in prison through laws enacted at the federal and state level. The webinar provided an overview of state campaigns in Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, and New Jersey, where legislation has passed to reform sentencing enhancement zones.

The webinar slides are available here.

Presenters:

  • Joanna Champney, Delaware Center for Justice
  • Meagan Glaser, Drug Policy Alliance
  • LaResse Harvey, A Better Way Foundation of Connecticut
  • Dr. Kelsey Kauffman, Martin University
 
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