Law & Order and the Defense need a voice in TN sentencing reform

The elected officials of the task force all promise to be “tough” on crime. None ran advertisements promising to be “fair” or “smart” on crime. But the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is that families in Shelby County are destroyed by many of our sentencing laws. How can a commission this one-sided and completely lacking in practical perspective make any meaningful reform? – Attorney Mike Working

via Deforming Tennessee Justice | Viewpoint | Memphis News and Events | Memphis Flyer.

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