Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law

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Nevada Chief Justice Urges Early Release Of Non-Violent Convicts

The Nevada Pardons Board has decided to look at an idea that could get large numbers of inmates out of the state’s prisons. Overcrowding is forcing the state to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on prison construction. The prison population is at more than 13,000 currently. The program would potentially release large numbers of inmates either to deportation or alternative programs.



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