The National Conference of State Legislatures has published an overview of “Significant State Sentencing and Corrections Legislation in 2009”. The easy to follow summary provides a review of new sentencing laws for every state in the nation. Though brief, this snapshot of sentencing reform across the nation points to increasing efforts at prison and jail reform. It’s also an excellent place to begin a review of reentry court legislation nationwide.
Find the data at: NCSL 2009 Sentencing Review