California – Analysis: Yolo County Begins Planning For AB 109 Changes – Major Changes in Criminal Justice on the Way

Written by David Greenwald – Davis Vanguard – Sunday, 18 September 2011 04:20 One of the broadest and most sweeping reforms in years is about to take place on October 1, when counties will directly assume responsibility for so-called low-level criminal offenders – those who have been convicted of non-violent, non-serious and non-sex crimes. But that is just the start, it is not simply a prison release plan as some have both implied and feared. Instead, it is a fundamental shift in the way that low-level criminal offenders are handled, from incarceration, to monitoring, to a shift in parole violations in the county and finally to reentry in terms of…[For full story:   http://defender411.us/n9PK2m ]

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California – Analysis: Yolo County Begins Planning For AB 109 Changes – Major Changes in Criminal Justice on the Way

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