- The QSLAN Prison Working Group held a first sharing session On February 25, 2022.
Quakers, Prisons, and State Governments – what can we accomplish?
Panel presentations by
Phil Caroom and Jim Rose of the Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform
José Santos Woss, Director for Justice Reform, Friends Committee on National Legislation
Natalie Holbrook and Demetrius Titus, Michigan Criminal Justice Program, American Friends Service Committee
A video of that event is available here.
2. The National Council of State Legislators maintains a searchable database of state-level legislation on Sentencing and Corrections here. In April 2022, here were the tallies of state legislation in the subject categories:
|State Legislation in NCSL database April 18, 2022|
|Statewide Sentencing and Corrections Legislation (ncsl.org)|
|Budget and Oversight||36||74|
|Correctional facility administration||45||145|
|Diversion and sentencing alternatives||25||38|
|Reentry – various||36||85|
|Release and discharge||30||54|
|Sentencing and criminal penalties||29||66|