which has the fourth highest rate of extreme sentences in the country.
MEN CONDEMNED TO DIE IN PRISON
John has earned an Associate’s Degree and worked as an accounting clerk while incarcerated at St. Clair Correctional Facility. Although no one was physically injured, nothing was stolen, and he had no contact with the victim, the Montgomery County District Attorney has opposed all resentencing efforts, even after the victim signed an affidavit supporting John’s release.
Permit judges to resentence people serving Life Without Parole (LWOP) who have a demonstrated record of rehabilitation.
Eliminate the possibility of life imprisonment without parole for non-murder and non-sex offenses that do not result in injury to victims
Limit certain property and other low-level offenses from being used to enhance sentences under HFOA
Make sentencing fair by applying 2015 sentencing reforms retroactively so that people sentenced decades ago receive similar sentences as people sentenced today
Require prior offenses used for enhancement under the HFOA arise from separate incidents
Eliminate use of priors for enhancement purposes that occurred when the defendant was under 18 years of age