Thomas Lyons | July 24, 2017
Wisconsin’s Joint Finance Committee, the group in charge of modifying Governor Walker’s budget, took decisive action towards improving treatment opportunities for prisoners. In 1999, Wisconsin implemented truth in sentencing. As a result, a prison sentence is bifurcated between time spent in custody and time spent in extended supervision. Custody is the initial confinement in prison. Extended supervision takes place in communities. So, a person can be sentenced to ten years ‘in prison,’ but i...
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