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Just the facts: The “Good Time” bills are unlikely to move forward

May 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Fact sheet, Parole, Parole, Prison programs, Prison programs, Publication author, Publication Type, Resources, Safe & Just Michigan, Topic, Topics|

Michigan has a longer length of stay for people in prison than any other state. The Pew Center on the States study found that in 2009, Michigan prisoners served nearly 17 months more than average. [...]

Senate Judiciary hears crime victim compensation fund bill

April 18th, 2018|Categories: 2017 - 2018, Blog, Crime survivors, Crime survivors, Legislation, Legislation, Legislative Session, Publication Type, Topic|

Currently, the crime victims compensation act prohibits financial assistance to victims of crime that occur in a correctional facility. Senate Bill 845, introduced by Senator Tom Casperson (R – District 38), removes this prohibition if the [...]

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