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PACDL and Montco Office of PD Submit Testimony re: Probation and Parole Reform
PACDL and the Montgomery Office of the Public Defender offered testimony before the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee in Philadelphia on August 8. The testimony indicated that "[l]ong probation sentences . . . do little to keep the community safe. In fact, most re-offenses will occur within one or two years, making longer sentences unnecessary, ineffective, costly and technical violations traps." The full testimony is available.
PACDL Issues Statement About Death Penalty Study
The Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) released the following statement from Bradley A. Winnick, PACDL President in response to the Joint State Government Commission’s Report on Capital Punishment in Pennsylvania: The Report of the Task Force and Advisory Committee.
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