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When the Punishment Does Not Fit The Crime

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As overpopulated prisons have sapped government budgets, there has been a push to make sentencing reforms retroactive. Cumberland County native Larry Stubbs is hopeful that this push will mean he will be released from prison after serving life in prison for second-degree burglary. The same crime today carries a maximum sentence of four years. Prison reform and Stubbs’ fight for justice are detailed.
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 3, January 2015, p8