Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law

OSJCL Amici Board of Advisors

OSJCL Amici: Views from the Field

Budget woes create waiting list for criminals

A waiting list grows for criminals to serve time, brought on by overcrowding at a county jail and fewer remaining deputies. Judges are instead using alternative methods, such as electronic home monitoring. However, even this is a limited alternative. Municipal Judge Brad Greenberg says he had to send a convicted drunken driver home Friday without punishing him for a probation violation because no monitor was available.



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