3,278 Inmates Serving Life For Nonviolent Offenses

by Jess Remington.       The ACLU released a new report this week examining the growing trend of judges sentencing nonviolent offenders to life in prison without parole. The ACLU found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the War on Drugs, mandatory minimums, and “tough-on-crime” policies are to blame. The report, A Living Death: A Life Without Parole  ... MORE