Jails http://wamc.org en Activists Call For Truth, Justice And Reconciliation http://wamc.org/post/activists-call-truth-justice-and-reconciliation <p>Activists plan to deliver a petition&nbsp; to Governor Cuomo signed by nearly 10,000 New Yorkers, calling for the establishment of a Commission to examine the impact of the War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration on the state and its people.</p><p>The gathering is planned for 11:00 AM on the steps of the Capitol just prior to the delivery of the petitions by Alice Green, Executive Director of The Center for Law and Justice in Albany.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 14:05:40 +0000 Dave Lucas 90846 at http://wamc.org Activists Call For Truth, Justice And Reconciliation Vermont Bill Weighs Sentencing Costs http://wamc.org/post/vermont-bill-weighs-sentencing-costs <p></p><p></p><p>A Senate committee is taking testimony on the bill that would require judges to consider the financial costs of possible sentences before imposing them.<br><br>Supporters say the intention is to improve results and save costs. Sat, 26 Jan 2013 02:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 56549 at http://wamc.org Vermont Bill Weighs Sentencing Costs