Kentucky’s Penal Code Prognosis: Is Further Treatment Necessary?

Kentucky Bench & Bar, Vol. 3, 2015

4 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2015

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Krista Dolan

American University - Washington College of Law

Shon Hopwood

Georgetown University Law Center

Date Written: March 1, 2015

Abstract

A paper discussing the impact of drug reform legislation passed in Kentucky and possible additional areas for reform. The article discusses one particular area for reform -- the use of enhancements to increase penalties for non-violent offenders, particularly drug offenders, and drug offenses involving repeat offender sentencing.

Keywords: Kentucky, sentencing reform, sentencing, drug offenses, repeat offender, non-violent offenses

Suggested Citation

Dolan, Krista and Hopwood, Shon R., Kentucky’s Penal Code Prognosis: Is Further Treatment Necessary? (March 1, 2015). Kentucky Bench & Bar, Vol. 3, 2015, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2591505

Krista Dolan (Contact Author)

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Shon R. Hopwood

Georgetown University Law Center ( email )

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HOME PAGE: http://https://www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty/shon-hopwood/

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