Miriam Krinsky

Los Angeles Citizens Commission on Jail Violence

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Executive Director of the Los Angeles Citizens Commission on Jail Violence and policy consultant for the California Endowment; former federal prosecutor

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Prop 57 would change sentencing for non-violent offenders making them eligible for earlier release based on good behavior. What are the implications?

Prop 57: Inmate sentencing

Prop 57 would change sentencing for non-violent offenders making them eligible for earlier release based on good behavior. What are the implications?

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