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Rights Groups Urge Cosponsorship of the Second Look Act

RE: Support a Second Look at long sentences through H.R. 3795/S. 2146   Dear Congressperson: No other country imposes life imprisonment or decades-long incarceration on its population to the degree it is imposed in the United States.[1] Reams of criminological evidence demonstrate that this reliance on long sentences produces diminishing returns on public safety, substantially contributes to mass incarceration, and perpetuates racial disparity in the criminal justice system.[2] Thus, the Justice Roundtable, represented by the undersigned organizations, urges you to cosponsor the Second Look Act…

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