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Charlotte Talks

Sentencing Reform

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Sentencing Reform All too often North and South Carolinians read about a career criminal or repeat offender getting out on parole only to break the law again, sometimes violently so. Calls for sentencing and parole reforms are rising in volume and frequency but the system is complicated. Our panel of experts will help us understand the system in place and how it might be improved. We will also explore the relationship between the police, the courts and the prison system. Guests Peter Gilchrist - Mecklenburg County District Attorney John Madler - Assoc. Director for Policy, Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission Click here to add and read comments