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Newsweek: The End of Mass Incarceration Is Within Reach

Newsweek: The End of Mass Incarceration Is Within Reach

Date: June 29, 2021

Second Look laws—particularly ones with automatic reviews after no more than 15 years—can lead to more humane and commonsense sentences, leaving our communities safer and saving taxpayer dollars.

In an opinion piece for Newsweek, The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Amy Fettig and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine explain how Second Look reforms are “grounded in an unambiguous premise: people grow, people change and people deserve second chances” and why our laws should reflect this reality.

Click here to read the commentary in the Newsweek.