Deborah Simmons, The Washington Times Such is the case of Daniel Lorello, a former New York state archivist who pleaded guilty in 2008 to grand larceny after stealing and selling collectibles in Albany.
Don Tartaglione During remarks at the site's launch on Capitol Hill, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) noted how vital it is to understand what these "collateral consequences" can mean for those who have been convicted of crimes.
Alex Stamm, ACLU Center for Justice Today The United States has the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world. With over 2.3 million men and women living behind bars, our imprisonment rate is the highest it’s ever been in U.S. history.
Kelly Duane de la Vega and Katie Galloway In 1994, California voters passed the harshest three-strikes law in the country. Soon after, stories emerged about people receiving life sentences for petty crimes such as stealing a pair of gloves or a slice of pizza.
James Austin Ph.D., Michael P. Jacobson, Inimai M. Chettiar Over the last two decades, crime and violence plummeted dramatically in New York City, possibly as a result of a “broken windows” policing strategy that has morphed into the now-infamous “stop-and-frisk” practices.