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.
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- Reaction From The Fair Punishment Project On The Florida Supreme Court’s Decision to Invalidate Approximately 150 Unconstitutional Death Sentences