A Year of Reports from The Sentencing Project That You Won’t Want to Miss
Date:  04-24-2017

Topics include racial disparity, juveniles, prison and sentencing reform and felony disenfranchisement
Reentry Central is pleased to post The Sentencing Project’s Annual Report 2016 For 30 years The Sentencing Project has been responsible for identifying and researching issues having a direct impact on the criminal justice system and the people ensnared in it. From this research The Sentencing Project has produced numerous valuable reports.

In case you missed them, below are some of the reports The Sentencing Project published in 2016 on a variety of criminal justice issues.


  • Racial Disparities in Youth Commitment and Arrest

  • The Color of Justice: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in State Prison

  • Expanding Public Safety in the Era of Black Lives Matter


  • Prison Population Trends: Broad Variation Among States in Recent Years

  • Repurposing: New Beginnings for Closed Prisons

  • The State of Sentencing 2015: Developments in Policy and Practice


  • How Tough on Crime Became Tough on Kids: Prosecuting Teenage Drug Charges in Adult Courts

  • Juvenile Life Without Parole: An Overview


  • 6 Million Lost Voters: State-Level Estimates of Felony Disenfranchisement, 2016

  • Free the Vote: Unlocking Democracy in the Cells and on the Streets