17-Year-Olds in Adult Court: Is There a Better Alternative for Wisconsin’s Youth and Taxpayers?

This report considers Wisconsin’s current policy of automatically sentencing 17-year-olds in the adult system and examine whether or not it produces the best outcomes for youth, our communities, and Wisconsin’s taxpayers. A joint publication of the John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy and the Texas Public Policy Foundation.



Survey: Substantial Public Support Exists for Judicial Flexibility in Sentencing, “Good Time” Credits

Shannon Tracy | February 12, 2016
A new national survey conducted by The Mellman Group & Public Opinion Strategies on behalf of the Pew Charitable Trusts indicates that public opinions regarding federal sentencing laws, particularly…
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