South Carolina Saved $3M Last Year On 'Smarter' Prison Terms

From ThinkProgress Thu Jan 17 2013, 17:40:13

"South Carolina is usually the first of everything bad and last in everything good," state Senator Gerald Malloy (D) told a local newspaper this week. But not this time on criminal justice reform. In 2010, Malloy's bill to reduce the prison terms for nonviolent offenders while strengthening penalties for some of the worst offenders was [...]

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