Too often in the U.S. justice system, sentences are too severe for the weight of the crime, or are handed down to individuals who suffer from crippling impairments that diminish their culpability. The Fair Punishment Project illuminates excessive punishments and the systemic problems that create them.
- Do the protections of Graham v. Florida and Miller v. Alabama extend to Juveniles Who Have Committed Multiple Offenses?
- Case Spotlight: Can St. Tammany Parish in Louisiana Shake its Reputation and “St. Slammany” Moniker?
- Voter Backlash Against America’s Most Overzealous Prosecutors Continues
- Compromising the Public’s Trust in the Justice System