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Description: A shocking new study by the American Civil Liberties Union has found that more than 3,200 people nationwide are serving life terms without parole for nonviolent offenses.
Description: In promoting the justice center as a model of reform, the video, which is excerpted here, emphasizes the center’s use of drug, mental health, and trauma-focused treatment as alternatives to incarceration, as well as its collaborative approach to community justice
Description: Once sentenced for life, some juvenile convicts get a second chance
Web 1: www.deathpenaltyinfo.org
Description: The Death Penalty Information Center provides up-to-date statistics on the death penalty, as well as historical information and the current law
Web 2: www.aiusa.org/abolish
Description: This site contains a state-by-state list of executions as well as number of executions in the United States for each year. The site also contains a list of countries that retain the death penalty and those countries that have abolished the death penalty
Web 3: www.sentencingproject.org
Description: Website for the sentencing project